Why Do So Many Crashes Happen at Night?

Driving at night is inherently riskier than driving during the daytime. Studies have shown that a significant number of crashes happen in the early hours of the morning. So, why is this the case? Is there anything you can do to keep yourself safe if you do need to drive after dark? Here’s what you […]

What to Know About Driving in Floodwaters

If you’ve never experienced a flood first-hand, then you may not realize how dangerous they can be—especially to drivers. If you do encounter a flood while you’re behind the wheel, what should you do? It’s important to know how to keep yourself safe and minimize the risk of injury. Here’s what you should know about […]

Weird Causes of Car Accidents

You’re almost certainly familiar with some of the most common causes of car accidents. These include drunk driving, distracted driving, and driving while impaired by drugs. Speeding and other types of reckless driving are other common causes. However, there are quite a few weird causes of car accidents that might be enough to give an […]

How to Stay Safe While Dealing with Aggressive Drivers

It’s an unfortunate fact that pretty much everyone will come across an aggressive driver at some point. Aggressive drivers are rude, reckless, and often, downright dangerous. While it’s easy to let these individuals get under your skin, it’s best to stay as calm as possible and respond in a way that defuses the situation. The […]

Spotlight on Fatigued Driving

Along with impaired driving and distracted driving, driving while fatigued is one of the most common causes of car accidents. And unfortunately, it’s easy to underestimate the risk of drowsy driving. You should know that fatigue can impair your ability to drive safely as much as consuming alcohol can.  Causes and Risk Factors of Fatigued […]

Common Causes of Rollover Accidents

Rollover accidents are one of the least common types of car crashes. However, they are particularly severe, with one of the highest fatality rates. It should be noted that the majority of rollover fatalities affected people who were not wearing their seatbelts. The simple act of buckling up is one of the most important things […]

When Is a Car Considered a Total Loss?

After a car accident, your vehicle damage will be evaluated by a collision repair technician. The estimate for its repairs will be sent along to your insurance company, who may pay some or all of the cost. However, in some cases, the insurance company will determine that a car is a total loss. Here’s a […]

Etiquette Tips for Working with a Towing Company

A car accident or breakdown could happen anywhere at any time. Thus, it’s always a smart idea to keep the number of a state-wide tow truck company in your phone’s contact list—just in case. When you do need towing services, remember the following etiquette tips. Move over when passing a tow truck. Even if you […]

Leading Causes of Big Rig Breakdowns

The explosive rise of e-commerce has fueled a growing demand for commercial transportation and delivery services. Although the transportation and logistics industry has been streamlined by sophisticated technology, it’s still susceptible to problems like commercial vehicle breakdowns. Big rig drivers understand the importance of doing pre-trip, on-route, and post-trip inspections. However, it isn’t always possible […]

How Much Alcohol Does It Take to Impair Driving?

Everyone knows that it’s not safe to drink and drive. Yet, countless people do it anyway, believing that they didn’t consume enough alcohol to impair their ability to drive safely. This raises the question: How much alcohol can you safely consume before your ability to drive safely is jeopardized? A Look at BAC Levels Blood […]