“Drowsy Driving” Another Form of Distracted Driving

“Drowsy Driving” Another Form of Distracted Driving

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How Car Companies Are Using Technology To Help Prevent Distracted Driving

How Car Companies Are Using Technology To Help Prevent Distracted Driving

  It has been almost one full year since a school bus driver in Tennessee, James Davenport, was texting while driving when he swerved onto the other side of the highway and crashed into a second school bus. The school bus that James Davenport was operating was occupied by numerous children that he was responsible [...]

Smartphone Safety While Driving

Smartphone Safety While Driving

  Smartphones are Here to Stay   In today’s world of technological advancements, products previously seen as futuristic have become commonplace. Where diners, drive-ins, and sock hops were once regular weekend activities it’s now become standard for teens to have smartphones, communicate through text messages, and constantly stay connected to everything and everyone through Social [...]

Parking Lot Safety: What New Drivers Need to Know

Parking Lot Safety: What New Drivers Need to Know

  Driving in a parking lot doesn’t seem like it should be that hard. After all, cars go slowly, the lanes are clearly marked, and there aren’t a lot of driving rules or traffic controls to worry about. But in fact, parking lot crashes account for 14% of all insurance claims, and some research suggests [...]

Back-to-School Driver Safety Basics

Back-to-School Driver Safety Basics

  Summer is winding down, which means the end of lazy, worry-free days by the pool and the beginning of another hectic school year. With this change of seasons and routines also comes a drastic change in driving patterns on the road, and things can get a little crazy if you don’t know what to [...]

Are you practicing safe and defensive driving?

Are you practicing safe and defensive driving?

When asked, most people will say that they feel they are safe drivers, however, when asked do you practice safe and defensive driving, they usually will just stare at you. The fact is, the majority of the drivers on the road today do not even know or understand what defensive driving is all about. Do [...]

Top 10 reasons why traffic crashes occur

Top 10 reasons why traffic crashes occur

  Accidents occur every day and for a variety of reasons. You may think you know the top ten reasons why traffic accidents occur, however, you might be surprised by what you learn – In need of safety training? Visit our Texas online driver safety course.   It is no surprise that the number one [...]

NHTSA: Backup Cameras Must Be Standard by 2018

NHTSA: Backup Cameras Must Be Standard by 2018

  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) declared Monday that there must be “rear visibility technology in all new vehicles under 10,000 pounds by May 2018.” NHTSA’s ruling includes requirements for the camera’s field of view as well as durability, responsiveness and size of the displayed image.   According to NHTSA, “This new rule [...]

Automatic Braking Could Soon Be Standard on All Cars

Automatic Braking Could Soon Be Standard on All Cars

  Automatic braking technology could soon become standard equipment on all vehicles. This week, the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recommended that National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) regulators make crash avoidance systems mandatory on all new cars sold due to its potential to save lives.   “Safety should be a basic feature rather [...]

Google’s Latest Self-Driving Cars Hit the Public Streets

Google’s Latest Self-Driving Cars Hit the Public Streets

  Google’s self-driving car project has just reached another noteworthy milestone. This summer, the company’s latest prototype vehicles will hit the road in Mountain View, California for testing under real-world conditions. The cars require no human input while driving, though all will be tested with a safety driver aboard.   The adorable new iteration of [...]