How Dangerous Is It To Drive While Tired?

How Dangerous Is It To Drive While Tired?

While driving home from work, a car drifts into your lane. At first, you think the other driver may be driving drunk, but you realize he’s “driving tired.” But let’s review the research—which basically has found that fatigued driving is just as dangerous as driving under the influence.

Intersection Accidents: Statistics, Causes and Possible Solutions

Intersection Accidents: Statistics, Causes and Possible Solutions

While many intersection accidents occur in metro areas where high-density neighborhoods, numerous businesses and pedestrian traffic converge, any intersection can be dangerous. In fact, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration found that 40 percent of crashes typically occur in intersections. Understand the causes of intersection accidents and several solutions as you help to make the roads safer for everyone.

Why Do College Students Get Hurt? A Look at Sobering Statistics

The Most Common Injuries on College Campuses

College is a thrilling experience. It’s a time for young men and women to explore new intellectual terrain, discover latent passions, meet lifelong friends and experiment in a safe environment. Unfortunately, though, campuses aren’t always so safe.

Why Do People Tailgate While Driving?

Why Do People Tailgate?

Tailgate parties at the big game are fun, but tailgating on the road is another story. When a driver follows another vehicle too closely, everyone on the road is at risk, and this practice is deadly. From 2012 to 2014, rear-end crashes killed 5,100 people, reports the National Transportation Safety Board. To improve safety on the road, learn the reasons why people choose to tailgate and what you can do about it.

Fear of Driving After a Phoenix Car Accident? Tune into These 5 Podcasts

Fear of Driving After a Phoenix Car Accident? Tune into These 5 Podcasts

Car accidents are singularly terrifying events. Even months or years after you’ve recovered from physical injuries, the mental scars can endure. Why is that? And why are you so afraid of driving, when other crash victims don’t seem to ruminate as much?

The Bizarre Physics of Motorcycle Accidents

The Bizarre Physics of Motorcycle Accidents

Riding a motorcycle on today’s highways, you have to ride in a very defensive manner. You have to be a good rider and you have to have both hands and both feet on the controls at all times. –Evel Knievel

FIVE TIPS TO KEEP YOU FROM BEING SCAMMED AFTER A NATURAL DISASTER

FIVE TIPS TO KEEP YOU FROM BEING SCAMMED AFTER A NATURAL DISASTER

The charitable outpouring has been amazing and inspiring in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey, but it is important that we all know how to give without getting scammed.  Typically, within hours of any natural disaster charity scams get set up and begin looking for victims. To put this into perspective, in 2012 before Hurricane Sandy struck scammers had created donation websites so that they would be positioned to collect money immediately after the storm made landfall.