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Can Being Sick Affect Your Driving Skills?

Driving is a part of your everyday life. It gets you to most places you need to go. Whether you are going to work, shopping, out on the town, or on a vacation, you are likely behind the wheel of your car. Unfortunately, you are not always going to feel your best when you hit… Read More


How Can I Avoid a Car Accident This Summer?

Summer is a great time to wear shorts and flip-flops, head to the beach or pool, take vacations, and prep your car for warm-weather driving. Even though summer is filled with fun outdoor activities, there are some hazards. Here are some helpful tips for avoiding a car accident this summer. Car Maintenance If you have… Read More


What Are Leading Causes of Distracted Driving Accidents?

Distracted driving occurs whenever you take your eyes and focus off the road while driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), an estimated 287,000 car accidents were caused by distracted drivers in 2019. Injuries from distracted driving totaled 15 percent of all injury accidents that year. If you take your eyes off… Read More


What Are the Top Causes of Parking Lot Accidents?

When you think about a car accident, you might envision highways, major damage, and injuries. However, despite slow speed limits, many accidents happen in parking lots. In fact, the National Safety Council (NSC) reported that one in out five car accidents happen in parking lots, with over 50,000 parking lot and garage accidents per year…. Read More


How Can Drivers Stay Safe on St. Patrick’s Day?

In the United States, where St. Patrick’s Day celebrations started out as a way to celebrate the many Americans with Irish heritage, the holiday has become a drinking holiday, a mix of parades, bar crawls, and special green drinks. It is the fourth most popular drinking holiday in the country behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas,… Read More


Do Car Accidents Increase following the Change to Daylight Saving Time?

Research shows that fatal car accidents increase by up to eight percent the week following the switch to daylight saving time. The main reason is that the time change and additional daylight hours can cause sleep deprivation, leading to drowsy driving and accidents. Experts say that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk… Read More


What Should I Know About Distracted Driving Awareness Month?

Since spring weather brings people out of their houses again, it is a good time to review good driving habits. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and motorists should learn about the dangers of distracted driving to reduce car accidents and promote safety. This annual event provides road safety advocates a chance to remind people… Read More


How can I Become a Safer Driver?

With so many car accidents occurring on the roadways, keeping safe seems like a challenge. Regardless of what other motorists do, there are actions each individual can take behind the wheel to increase safety. It all starts with intentionality and a desire to create safer roadways. Below are the best ways to promote road safety…. Read More


The Majority of Car Accidents Happen Close to Home

Dolphin Technologies analyzed 3.22 million car trips between 2018 and 2019 and found that 25 percent of all accidents happened during the first three minutes of driving. Additionally, another 14 percent of collisions happened within the first six minutes. In the United States, studies reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed similar… Read More


What are the Best Automotive Safety Technologies for 2021?

With millions of Americans on the road at any given time, the safety of vehicles is extremely important. This is why automotive technology has become a constantly growing industry, adding new features every year. Below are some of the best auto technologies to be aware of this year. Automatic Emergency Braking Quick action and applying… Read More


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