Texting While Driving is Not a Good Mix

Mixed Race Woman Texting and DrivingMobile phones have had a dramatic effect on the way we communicate, making it possible to reach people in places and situations that wouldn’t have been reachable before. Texting has become popular among nearly all age groups, but it is especially prevalent among teens. Read More »

Driving Safety Tips to Prevent an Accident

The vast majority of motor vehicle accidents that occur in the U.S. are due to human error. While accident rates have been declining, they are still staggeringly high, mostly due to simple mistakes people make while driving. Fortunately, there are many things drivers can do to minimize the risk of being injured in an accident while on the road. Read More »

5 Factors that Lead to Irresponsible Teen Driving

Parents of teen drivers may worry about their kids when they’re on the road—and with good reason. According to the CDC, in the year of 2011 alone, nearly 292,000 teens between the ages of 16 and 19 received emergency treatment for serious injuries suffered in vehicle accidents. In addition to this staggering figure, roughly 2,650 teens died in crashes. This represents a large portion of accidents in the U.S., even though teen drivers represent a comparatively small percentage of the population. Read More »

Important Safety Measures for Senior Drivers

The older you get, the more precious your independence becomes. Physical, mental, and emotional ailments of all varieties come in and begin to pose limits on your way of life, including your ability to get around. While driving can help you feel more independent, it can also be dangerous for those who are starting to feel a little worn out. Read More »

How Moms Deal With Distracted Driving

There are many distractions drivers face on the road, but moms face even more. Whether you are handing something to your child, or changing the radio station at their behest, any distraction that takes mom’s eyes and attention off the road can cause a lifetime of devastating consequences. Read More »

Safe Drive Systems RD-140 – Don’t Get Driven To Distraction

logo_tech50When I watch automobile commercials these days I confess I get a little safety envy… the wish that I could have some of those really great new safety features such as front end collision avoidance, blind spot detection, lane departure warnings, and others. But I know full well I can’t afford to get a new car just to get a safer ride. And while many of these systems are only available in new cars, increasingly some are available in the aftermarket. Read More »