Common Reasons for Pedestrian Accidents

Unfortunately, a staggering amount of 70,000 pedestrians are injured every year. Technically, drivers are legally responsible for controlling their vehicle. Drivers and pedestrians should educate themselves to avoid accidents altogether. The major reasons for pedestrian accidents include: Improper Lane Use Majority of pedestrian accidents occur in the...

Educating College Students on Pedestrian Safety

College students often walk across campuses, rather than driving or biking. There are various reasons college students chose to walk, including limited campus parking, car expenses, and high gas prices. Because college students regularly commute across campus, new opportunities to educate college students on pedestrian...

School Zone Safety 101

School zones are a common place for vehicle accidents to occur. According to Safe Kids USA, one in six drivers are distracted while driving in a school zone. Not only is this extremely alarming, but scary for parents of children who walk or ride their...

A Quick Guide to School Bus Safety

For many kids, the school bus becomes a familiar source of transportation throughout their school years. These yellow buses are equipped to hold many kids to take them to and from school safely. Much like any source of transportation buses can get into accidents which...

3 Types of Back to School Accidents

With many schools starting this week, you may be worried about your child's safety while at school. Accidents that occur on school grounds happen often. As a parent, it is smart to make yourself aware of these types of accidents before they happen to your...

Kids and Dogs: 4 Tips for Avoiding Dog Bites

When you have a dog and small child at home, you may be worried about a dog bite accident occurring. No matter how well behavior friendly your dog may be, they could still bite a child under certain circumstances. Statistics show that every year about...

How to Prevent Road Rage

We've all experienced road rage. There may be driver in front of you that's driving below the speed limit or the person behind you that's tailgating your vehicle. In any aggravating situation, road rage is a common way to express how angry we are about...

5 Signs That Your Motorcycle Needs a Mechanic

Your riding down the highway on a hot summer's day and your motorcycle starts riding funny. You pull over to find the problem and realize it's a bigger problem than a flat tire. Nothing is more frustrating than having a problem with your source of...

The Dangers of Faulty Air Bags

When you think of air bags the word safety may come to mind. Air bags were created with the intention of keeping us safe while in a vehicle accident. Unfortunately, like many products, air bags have their faults and over time can become defective. Some...

The Importance of Using Turn Signals

Turn signals are a great function on cars used to notify other drivers when you are planning to turn or switch lanes. Unfortunately, many drivers ignore using their vehicles turn signal and make turns or switch lanes without notifying other drivers. A study conducted by...