What UPS Drivers Can Teach About Driving Safety

UPS is responsible for delivering more than 18 million packages every single day and the majority of these are handled by trucks. Driver safety is one of the most important factors at the company. Truck drivers in general may be more likely to cause significant damage in an accident due to the size and weight… Read More »

Study Shows That Driver Warning Systems Not Necessarily Effective for Reforming Driver Behavior

New vehicle systems are being designed inside cars to help alert distracted drivers to potential road hazards. However, a new study from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety determined that these systems did not inadvertently discourage or encourage this behavior. The researchers sought to discover whether or not these vehicle warning systems impacted drivers negatively… Read More »

Most Dangerous Jobs of 2016

Being injured on the job is an unfortunate reality for anyone who works in a risky occupation. Certain jobs may carry some serious threats and according to research from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Careercast.com, there are several key jobs that consistently make the top list of… Read More »

Bicyclists and Pedestrians Crash Statistics for California: What You Need to Know

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, nearly 5,000 pedestrians and upwards of 700 bicyclists were killed in crashes with cars in 2014 alone. Unfortunately, California has frequently been listed as one of the most common places for fatalities to occur. Although pedestrian injuries have generally been on a downward trend for the past… Read More »

Insurance Companies Argue That Distracted Driving is a Leading Cause in the Increase of Traffic Fatalities in 2015 and 2016

Unfortunately, far too many people are engaging in the dangerous behavior of not paying attention behind the wheel. Playing with smartphone applications like YouTube, email, Facebook or Pokémon Go while you’re sitting in rush hour traffic or travelling at high speeds is unfortunately all too common.   Auto insurance officials are arguing that distracted driving… Read More »

What is Motorcycle Lane Splitting?

Lane splitting is the practice of motorcyclists passing slower moving cars by riding in between them. Right now, California has taken a major step forward as far as officially allowing lane splitting. A new bill makes California the first state in the country to make lane splitting legal.  The bill was prompted after a citizen’s… Read More »

Be Aware of Extra Accident Risk Around Daylight Savings Time

As we get ready to change the clocks on November 6th, the daylight savings time might actually cost you more than an extra hour or lost hour of sleep. According to some research out of the University of Colorado at Boulder, there is an increase in fatal motor vehicle accidents in the days surrounding the… Read More »