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  • Holiday Traffic Facts, Figures and Fatalities Can Improve Travel Safety
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    Holiday Traffic:Facts, Figures, and, Sadly, Fatalities About 91 percent of holiday travelers drive to their destinations, reports the United States Department of Transportation (USDOT). If you’re one of those travelers, consider several holiday traffic facts, figures and, sadly, fatalities as you prepare to

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    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 [&hell

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    Tips To Weatherproof Your Vehicle and Home and Prevent Injuries

    Weatherproofing Your Car and Home for Winter (Yes, Even in Arizona) In 2015, 143 people suffered injuries on snowy Arizona roads, according to the Arizona Department of Transportation. Additionally, the U.S. Fire Administration reported that 28 people died in residential fires. Prepare for these and other winter risks when you weatherproof your veh

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    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 occ

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    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.

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    A Catalog Of Tire Defects That Can Cause Car Accidents

    A Catalog Of Tire Defects That Can Cause Car Accidents Every year, 33,000 tire-related vehicle crashes injure 19,000 people reports the National Transportation Safety Board. Protect yourself and others on the road by becoming aware of common tire defects that can affect your safety.

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    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 [&hell

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    How Time of Day and Road Shape Influence Truck Crash Risk: Two New Studies

    How Time of Day and Road Shape Influence Truck Crash Risk: Two New Studies Serious truck accidents occur for a reason. Often, that reason is human error. Speeding, distraction, fatigue, recklessness behind the wheel and other dangerous behaviors cause thousands of deaths every year.

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