Weather and safe driving

Driving In The Winter Requires Safer Driving Habits

Driving in the winter means snow, sleet and ice that can lead to slower traffic, hazardous road conditions and unforeseeable dangers. Meaning that additional emphasize should be placed on safe driving techniques to help prevent accidents from occurring.

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Are You A Distracted Driver? Get Covered!

Despite all the attention currently focused on distracted driving by various media outlets, some people may find that they’re engaged in other forms of dangerous activity behind the wheel.

One particularly egregious – and yet increasingly common – example is people who drive with pets on their lap. Even those who keep their pets properly secured in the back seat may find themselves distracted if they turn around at all to tend to them or play with them while in a moving vehicle.

Best Practices for Driving During the Winter

Best Practices for Driving During the Winter

Though the best decision you can make is not to travel in severe weather, if you’d do have to head out from the comforts of your home, the first tip is too allow for enough time and be aware of forecast conditions.

Weather and safe driving

Harsh Weather Conditions Require Safer Driving Habits

Driving in the winter means snow, sleet and ice that can lead to slower traffic, hazardous road conditions and unforeseeable dangers. Meaning that additional emphasize should be placed on safe driving techniques to help prevent accidents from occurring.

Texting and Distracted Driving Is Dangerous

How effective are distracted driving laws at saving lives?

A recent study suggests that even as many states continue trying to crack down on distracted drivers, motorists will not actually get any safer.

This news comes the same week that Massachusetts became the 30th. state to pass a law against texting behind the wheel, while also restricting cell phone use by teen drivers. According to the Highway Loss Data Institute, there is no significant reduction in crashes after a state passes a law against distracted driving.