Problems Unique to Motorcyclists

There are many hazards on our roadways that apply to all drivers. Poor road design, potholes, weather conditions – these are all factors that contribute to auto accidents no matter what type of vehicle you are driving. But motorcyclists face some hazards that are unique to them. Motorcycles are much different than other vehicles because…

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Consumer Reports are teaming up to recommend safe and reliable used vehicles for teen drivers

Parents with teenagers know that choosing a vehicle for their young driver is an anxiety-inducing prospect. What options are safest? What about insurance? What about the price? These are a few of the most common concerns that parents have. Fortunately, parents now have some help in making this important choice. The Insurance Institute for Highway…

Pedestrian Safety Tips for Children

As adults, our knowledge of street and pedestrian safety seems like second nature. But what about our children? As parents, we must teach our children pedestrian safety tips while they are young and reinforce those principles as they get older. Not sure where to start? Take a look at these pedestrian safety tips for children.…

Vehicle Safety Tips for Seniors

For seniors, some precautions can be taken to ensure vehicle safety. Take a look at these vehicle safety tips designed especially for seniors: ·         Stay physically active – Physical activity increases flexibility and strength. These are both important for vehicle safety, as they allow you to turn, look, and make responsive movements while…

Leading Types of Unintentional Injuries 

Every year, thousands of people are injured or killed due to unintentional accidents. According to the National Safety Council (NSC), in 2017, there were 169,936 deaths due to unintentional injuries. Most unintentional accidents occur at home, while on vacation, or while in the car. The NSC lists the following as the leading types of unintentional…