AAA Study Looks at New Benefits of Onboard Safety Systems for Trucking Accident Prevention

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has released a new study that could potentially prevent as many as 63,000 truck related accidents every single year. In 2015, commercial trucks were involved in more than 400,000 vehicle accidents representing a 4% increase from the year before. Using onboard safety technology such as automatic braking, video based… Read More »

Drones Could Be Used to Reduce Accident Investigation Time

Typically, when a vehicle accident happens, the authorities are called immediately and brought out to the scene to conduct a comprehensive investigation and to clear the roadway to prevent other accidents. New research from the North Carolina Transportation Department finds that adopting technology like drones could dramatically reduce the risk of future accidents and investigation… Read More »

Seat Use Is on the Rise: What Parents Should Know

Anytime that you are taking children around in your motor vehicle, you need to ensure that they have the best possible car seat. Fitting these car seats appropriately can minimize the chance of severe injuries or fatalities in the event of an accident. One of the most common mistakes made by parents as it relates… Read More »

Even with Advanced Safety Features, Focused Drivers Are Still Necessary

As technology has improved inside vehicles, a broad range of safety features are designed to help warn drivers about potential accidents and prevent them. Furthermore, there’s other technology inside cars today designed to minimize the impact if one does occur. From the perspective of new technology’s influence, driving on congested roads becomes safer every year… Read More »

Higher Trucker Pay Could Mean More Accidents

A recent study conducted by found that truck drivers, in conjunction with insurance agents and baristas, have experienced an increase in pay of nearly 6%. This is largely due to the fact that higher demand for online shopping has put more pressure on companies that deliver goods from e-commerce websites. That means that there… Read More »

California One of the Deadliest States to Be a Cyclist

Bicycle accidents have been on the rise in recent years and some states have a greater propensity for accidents than others. According to research from 2012, there were 722 bicyclist deaths that occurred during that year. That represented a 6% increase from 2011 and a 16% jump from 2010. The deadliest state for bicycle accidents… Read More »

Speeding Locally More Deadly Than on Highways

A new study conducted by the National Transportation Safety Board identified that speeding related fatal accidents were three times more likely on local roads than on highways. According to the NTSB, speed enforcement approaches throughout the United States were analyzed and the study found that traffic cameras were one of the most effective ways to… Read More »