4 Major Causes of Traffic Collisions

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration “National Motor Vehicle Crash Causation Survey,” over 97% of all motor vehicle crashes are caused by driver error. This is why motor vehicle crashes are not called “accidents” by law enforcement and driver education professionals. Accidents are just that, unintentional, unforseen mistakes. They happen all the time. We accidentally drop […]

What is Buzzed Driving?

“Every day, 29 people in the United States die in motor vehicle crashes that involve an alcohol-impaired driver. This is one death every 50 minutes,” according to the Center for Disease Control (CDC). It’s important to evaluate your warning signs of impairment. If you have consumed ANY alcohol, you should not get behind the wheel. […]

What to Do In the Case of a Minor Car Crash

At some time or another, you may find yourself faced with what to do during a minor car crash. Don’t panic. While an unexpected auto collision can wrattle the nerves of even the most experienced drivers, remain calm and think through these helpful steps. Move your vehicle to the side of the road or out […]

8 Bad Driving Habits to Kick Quick

Even the most experienced drivers pick-up a bad driving habit or two. All of the bad driving habits on this list are some of the most common offenses and directly contribute to distracted driving. According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHTSA), distracted driving claimed 3,450 lives in 2016 alone. You owe it to yourself […]

Confident Driving: 6 Tips to Increase Your Confidence While Driving

Learning how to drive and to do it well, takes time and practice. There isn’t a magic wand you can wave to instill confidence in yourself, but there are actionable steps you can take over time to improve your confidence while driving. Here are 6 tips to assist you in confident driving. Practice Often. To […]

How to Master the U-turn

If you find yourself having inadvertently turned down a dead-end road, or that the road ahead is blocked, you will need to get your vehicle turned around safely. You can do so by executing a safe and proper U-Turn, if road width permits. A 3-Point Turn may be necessary for narrower roadways. Learn how to […]

Why Driving Without Car Insurance Is a Bad Idea

There are a number of reasons why you shouldn’t drive without car insurance. From penalties and fines to a suspended drivers license, driving without car insurance comes with some serious repercussions. Traffic laws are doled out at the state level, so make sure to stay current on your local laws and requirements, so you can […]

6 Tips to Driving Safely In the Rain

As a driver, you must be sensitive to weather conditions. It’s that simple. When confronted with adverse weather and your trip is not absolutely necessary, the safest choice you can make may be to cancel or delay your trip until conditions improve. When you must drive in less than ideal weather conditions, there are a […]

How Can You Lower Your Risk of Hydroplaning?

Hydroplaning — the word can be a bit scary for even the most experienced drivers. The event can occur with even the smallest amount of water accumulation and happens when your tires ride on the surface of standing water instead of the pavement. Hydroplaning specifically refers to a film of water that forms between the […]

5 Driving Tips for New Drivers

You’ve received your driver’s license, congrats! Hopefully, you feel confident and properly prepared to share the road with others. As a new driver it can be a bit nerve-wracking to begin driving on your own, but just remind yourself this is what you’ve been training for! Continue to practice good judgment in your driving and […]

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