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Roadway, Vehicles, Highway, Winter Driving

5 Things You Can Do Now to Prepare Your Car for the Long Winter Ahead

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 20, 2019

From frigid temperatures to black ice on roadways, winter months certainly put our vehicles to the test. The last thing you want to happen is for your vehicle to break down in below zero temperatures or freezing rain.

Road Rage, Upset, Driving Safety

10 Most Common Forms of Road Rage

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 15, 2019

You’re on your way home from work after putting in far too many hours of overtime, and you hit a traffic jam – REALLY?! Really though, driving can be very stressful and leave you feeling angry behind the wheel.

Nighttime Driving, Timelapse, Highway

10 Tips for Safe Nighttime Driving

Posted By: Amy Casey on November 13, 2019

The street signs are harder to read, headlights glare through your windshield, there’s an increased number of risky drivers on the road – without a doubt, driving at night is more dangerous than daytime driving.

Autumn, Leaves, Empty Road, Fall

Top 5 Dangers on Fall Roads

Posted By: Amy Casey on September 11, 2019

Fall brings many welcomed things – cooler temperatures, a new school year, football, colorful leaves, the list goes on! Fall also brings some, not so welcomed things – rain, wet leaves, increased deer activity on the roads and shorter days, that list goes on too.

Safe Driving, Hands Free, Driving Safety

5 Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

Posted By: Amy Casey on September 5, 2019

1. Set Your Phone to Drive Mode or Do Not Disturb

Cell phone use is one of the top culprits behind distracted driving accidents. Texting, surfing social media, snapping a picture – whatever it may be, behind the wheel is not the place to do it.

Motocycles, Driving, Buildings, Night Driving

Sharing the Road with Motorcycles: 10 Crucial Techniques Every Driver Should Follow

Posted By: Amy Casey on May 2, 2019

It’s a fact, passengers of a motorcycle are 28X more likely than passenger car occupants to die in a crash per vehicle mile traveled. In 2016, 5,286 people died in motorcycle accidents.

Potholes, Damaged Roads, Driving

Potholes: Can I File a Claim with My City?

Posted By: Amy Casey on April 24, 2019

The natural freezing and thawing of our roads throughout winter heading into spring creates some gnarly potholes on our roads.

Driving Safety, Teen Driver, Father, Son, Driving Tips

Teen Driving 101: Teaching Your Teen Good Driving Habits

Posted By: Amy Casey on April 15, 2019

It’s bittersweet – handing the keys over to your teen and watching them embrace their first taste of independence. Like most parents, you’re more nervous for them to start driving than they are themselves!

Driving Safety, Distracted Driving, Texting

Distracted Driving: Understanding the Triple-Threat Behind Distraction

Posted By: Amy Casey on April 12, 2019

Distracted driving has become one of the leading causes of car accidents in the U.S., resulting in nearly 390,000 injuries every year and causing 3,166 deaths in 2017 alone.

Top 6 Spring Driving Hazards

Posted By: Amy Casey on March 29, 2019

We can finally breathe a sigh of relief – no more commuting through treacherous ice and snow! Although the weather might be looking up, every season comes with its fair share of driving hazards.

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