car accident with tractor trailer

Though more than 7.2 million car accidents occur in the U.S. each year, the number of accidents involving large trucks increased by 5% from 2015-2016. While there are many more car accidents than those involving trucks, they and other large commercial vehicles cause more damage. This is not surprising considering that they weigh 20-30 times…

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stop sign on a school bus

We trust that our children will be safe once they are on the school bus. But what about getting on and off? When it comes to the school bus, one of the biggest fears for just about any bus driver – and parent – is for a child to get hit and injured, or even…

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Man behind the wheel of a car Texting and Driving

As automakers try to compete in their industry, many manufacturers are now providing high tech Infotainment systems in many vehicles. These Infotainment systems allow you to answer your mobile device, make a call by voice activation, enter GPS coordinates, and much more. The problem is that for years automakers have also been preaching to drivers,…

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Happy Labor Day graphic

During this Labor Day weekend, the National Safety Council estimates that 421 deaths will occur and that there will be an additional 48,400 injuries that require medical attention. While these statistics may seem daunting, there are ways to help prevent accidents and injury to you or your loved ones. Here are some safety tips we…

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grey car sitting in front of yellow wall

Auto manufacturer Hyundai is recalling approximately 978,000 vehicles that may contain a dangerous safety defect. This recall is connected to the front seat belts detaching in a crash failing to hold occupants. According to Hyundai, the defective mechanisms in the recalled cars could cause the front car safety belts to release during a collision. Hyundai…

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man Texting while Driving

Distracted driving is a rising epidemic in the United States. In 2015 alone 3,477 people were killed and 391,000 were injured in motor vehicle accidents caused by a distracted driver. Whether someone is texting, checking email, changing music or talking and looking around, distracted driving can become deadly in a split second. April is Distracted…

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