Avoiding Pedestrian Accidents as School Begins

Summer is almost over— soon nearly 54 million children across the nation will be back on our roads, walking and biking to school. Motorists need to be extra careful while driving during the times children are traveling to and from school. Drivers should always slow down and obey all traffic laws, especially when traveling in school zones. The… Learn More »

Revisiting Safety Standards in Buses

Many have called for a review of safety standards for both trucks and buses in light of the tragic crash between a Fed Ex truck and a charter bus that killed 10 people in Northern California earlier this month. While the National Traffic and Safety Board (NTSB) has pushed for “seatbelts, emergency exits and fire-safety… Learn More »

Your teenager is a terrible driver

Parental involvement is one of the most important factors in keeping teen drivers safe. But most parents assume that our teenagers are better, safer drivers than they really are. 89% of teens said they reply text message or email within five minutes even if they are driving a car, according to an AT&T survey. Consequently,… Learn More »

Pedestrian deaths are on the rise – and most are men

Worldwide, pedestrians account for 30% of the 1 million people who die in traffic crashes every year. For 2010 – the last full year for which national data is available – the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) said that 4,280 pedestrians died in traffic accidents, a 4% increase from the previous year. 69% of the… Learn More »

Honda Recalls 2012 Civics

50,000 new Civics have been recalled because the vehicle’s driveshaft may come apart. The car’s side shaft could potentially fail due to mistakes in assembly. If that happens, the vehicle can no longer shift in to gear. If the car is in motion, the vehicle may stop suddenly since the engine is no longer connected… Learn More »