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Everyone knows the dangers of driving impaired and the statistics that accompany drunk driving or buzzed driving.
We are warned over and over again to not drive while under the influence of drugs and alcohol. But do we ever think about how other distractions can impair us? There are approximately…
Added by Eileen O'Shanassy on October 11, 2017 at 3:30pm — No Comments
One of the key buzzwords of the 21st century is "awareness".
We are constantly striving to become more aware of our actions, feelings, and thoughts. This has spread into various aspects of our lives, including the decisions we make…
Added by Rachael Murphey on October 5, 2017 at 1:00pm — No Comments
As you are cruising down a country road, you approach…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on August 25, 2017 at 10:00am — No Comments
Teaching your teen to drive is an interesting experience.
While you're largely teaching them to follow certain rules, you also know that these aren't the real rules of the road. If you want them to know how to really…
Added by Brooke Chaplan on August 15, 2017 at 11:30am — No Comments
Distracted driving accounted for over 3,000 deaths in 2015 and another 300,000 injuries due to accidents involving distracted drivers. It is estimated that approximately 660,000 drivers use cell phones while driving during daylight…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on August 2, 2017 at 10:15am — No Comments
There is no doubt that driving is the most common way for people to get around. Every time you get into your car, you hope that you will arrive at your destination without any major incidences. However, driving comes with several dangers and hazards, making it…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on July 31, 2017 at 7:45am — No Comments
The car-centric society in which we live has restricted many people to driving as the only way of getting around. However, gas prices, and the costs of maintaining your own car are increasingly rising, making it expensive to run a personal car. The cost of driving around can also be defined in terms of the impact it has on the environment. The good news is, there are a number of affordable alternatives to driving. Here are some options you may want to consider to save money, time, and lots…Continue
Added by Eileen O'Shanassy on July 12, 2017 at 2:15pm — No Comments
Riding a motorcycle to work each day is a lot different than driving a car or taking a bus to work. You are more vulnerable to poor road conditions, are less likely to be seen by other motorists and are exposed to the elements. What are some things that you can do to make…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on July 8, 2017 at 8:30am — No Comments
For some auto enthusiasts, the sight of the open road is what revs their engines. Some of us prefer to live dangerously and our hearts are tied to the drag strip. It’s even better when drag races happen in real places with enough of a fear quotient to sweeten the deal. Here are 5 of the most dangerous places to drive your hotrod:
If the winters of northern Minnesota seem forbidding to you, then try Skyline Parkway in Duluth. This…Continue
Added by Rachael Murphey on June 26, 2017 at 1:58pm — No Comments
After a night of drinking, it might seem like it is not a big deal to drive the fifteen minutes back home, especially if you have only had one or two drinks. But driving under the influence is dangerous not only to you, but also to others on the road. It can also have long term consequences in your life. Here is why you should never drive…Continue
Added by Anica Oaks on May 23, 2017 at 8:00am — No Comments
When you are regularly driving on the freeway during your commute to work, it can be easy to get distracted and drive recklessly. It is important that you learn to drive defensively as this will ensure your safety while on the road. There are many…Continue
Added by Emma Sturgis on May 15, 2017 at 10:09am — No Comments
There are some things about summer travel that are great: time with family and friends, open attractions, great weather almost everywhere, and some things that aren’t so great: crowded highways, long lines, and peak-season prices. Thankfully, with the presence of…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on April 23, 2017 at 12:36pm — No Comments
There are several formerly popular country and western songs that talk about seeing things in your rear-view mirror. The basic idea is most of us like to see the past behind us, telling us we’re moving on to brighter days and greener pastures.
However, there are many…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on April 16, 2017 at 12:58pm — No Comments
Bad driving habits create accidents. You know that. That's why you are a very attentive driver and you pay attention to every detail. No one is perfect, but you consider yourself a decent driver. But, what about the other drivers on the road with you?…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on April 2, 2017 at 5:30am — No Comments
Blazing down the freeway with no regard for the speed limit or traffic laws is a sure path to heavy fines or possibly even jail time. While traffic laws are different in every state, everyone ends up in situations where the gas pedal is a little too close to the…Continue
Added by Freya Gilbert on March 30, 2017 at 12:53pm — No Comments
There is a difference between the way some people take care of their car and their company's car. This vehicle is your responsibility, and it may be inspected at some point. The following are just a few precautionary steps to ensure that the car is as safe as…Continue
Added by Hannah Whittenly on March 22, 2017 at 10:46am — No Comments
Being able to work on your car is not only a satisfying pastime, but it could also save you quite a bit of money over the years. For those who don't have much DIY experience, it is important that you remain cautious when you begin tackling larger projects. A few minor mistakes could end up costing you…Continue
Added by Rachelle Wilber on March 3, 2017 at 8:51am — No Comments
The consequences of a traffic ticket can reach beyond a minor annoyance and a small fine. Depending on the type of violation, misbehaving while motoring could mean losing your license, increased insurance rates, and additional fines and fees.
Added by Freya Gilbert on March 3, 2017 at 12:13am — No Comments
The lack of sunlight and cold temperatures aren't the only hazards that you have to deal with during the winter months.
In colder climates, the roads tend to become icy as the temperatures dip to below freezing at night or stay below freezing during the day. What are some…
Added by Hannah Whittenly on January 25, 2017 at 9:00am — No Comments
If you drive under the influence even once, you risk going through the legal jungle of a DUI charge. There is more to deal with than most criminal charges, and it is all stressful and expensive. Below, there is a list of four things that will probably happen if you make the unwise choice of driving legally inebriated.
Added by Hannah Whittenly on January 21, 2017 at 1:30pm — No Comments