Higher Trucker Pay Could Mean More Accidents

A recent study conducted by Glassdoor.com 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 »

Could Higher Guardrails Protect You in an Accident?

If you’re unlucky enough to find your vehicle going off the road, the guardrail may be what stops the acceleration of your car and prevents more serious injuries. However, with taller vehicles on the road today, higher guardrails may be necessary. Guardrails are often the last line of defense before a car skids off the… Read More »

Opioid Crashes Jump in U.S.

The opioid prescription epidemic has gotten a great deal of attention in news headlines and in legislative assemblies. However, research now indicates that it is still a serious problem particularly as it relates to the roads. Columbia University recently conducted a study in which they analyzed more than 20 years of traffic fatalities in Rhode… Read More »

What You Should Know About Car Seat Misuse

According to numerous research studies produced by the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, parents fail to install or use car seats properly more than 59% of the time. Forward facing car seats are the most likely to be misused at 61% but those… Read More »