YOUR VEHICLE AND THE SUMMER HEAT

YOUR VEHICLE AND THE SUMMER HEAT They’re finally here: the lazy, HOT, days of summer. Though many of us enjoy the heat and the opportunity to engage in some of our favorite summer activities, we all have to be aware of the risks of being out in the high temperatures and take appropriate precautions. The same is true for our …




Distracted Driver or An Accident Waiting to Happen

ARE YOU A DISTRACTED DRIVER?

ARE YOU A DISTRACTED DRIVER? If you are a distracted driver, the US government has a website just for you. According to www.distraction.gov, “In 2014, 3,179 people were killed, and 431,000 were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving distracted drivers.” Those are sobering statistics. We can all understand the hazards of distracted driving. We have heard tales of someone who …




Dangerous Driver Fatigue

HOW DANGEROUS IS DRIVER FATIGUE? You’ve been out late, you haven’t been drinking, but you’re definitely tired. Should you be getting behind the wheel? According to conservative estimates by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 100,000 police-reported accidents each year—resulting in 1,550 deaths, 71,000 injuries, and $12.5 billion in monetary losses—are directly caused by driver fatigue. Approximately 1 in 25 …