Progressive Insurance Study Shows How People Feel and Behave Regarding Distracted Driving

Most people recognize that distracted driving is an extremely dangerous behavior and one that should be avoided. However, they also admit in alarming numbers that they engage in the practice themselves. The most recent Progressive Insurance study released in October of 2017 shows that drivers believe that distracted driving is the most common cause of… 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 »

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 »

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 »

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 »