Carpool Conundrum

The National Safety Council recently released an article about the safety of children riding in vehicles. Over the years, many laws and regulations have been put in place. For example, the Center for Decease Control states that children 12 years of age and younger should always ride in the back seat, and should never be […]

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Research efforts continue to combat distracted driving

The National Safety Council (NSC) has recently released an article about distracted driving and ongoing efforts to reduce it, such as: Motor Vehicle Safety Laws Motor vehicle safety laws have saved 12,713 lives in 2009. The National Highway Traffic Safety Association has several projects underway to reduce distracted driving. These projects are outlined in the […]

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It’s road construction season: Be prepared!

Road construction season begins in April, which means drivers need to be prepared for work zone hazards. The work zone environment is dangerous—for both drivers and roadway workers. Large, slow-moving vehicles frequently enter and exit work zones, while workers on foot perform duties throughout the area. Research from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) […]

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