Tag: safe driving tips


Sharing the Road: How to Best Avoid Hitting Animals

Sharing the road with our furry friends is something that we have to get used to. Some roads are built right by forests where many deer, elk, and moose have roamed for millions of years. There was an estimated 1.25 million claims reported last year from such collisions, which shows no indication of a decrease—so we’re going to have to

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Safely Sharing the Road with Bicyclists

Schools are starting to fill with children while the roads are filling with motorists and bicyclists going to and from their destinations. With more children riding to and from school on their bicycles, we must think about what we can do to make the roads a safer place. As a state-wide effort to reduce the number of biking fatalities on

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Avoiding Drowsy Driving

No matter how experienced of a driver you may be, it is always a bad idea to drive when you are feeling drowsy. Drowsy driving can be as dangerous as driving intoxicated. Research shows that being awake for 18 hours is equivalent to having a blood alcohol concentration of 0.08%. Each year, there are nearly 100,000 drowsy driving related accidents.

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Safe Teen Driving Tips

Getting a drivers license is one of the most exciting times in a young person’s life. It can also be the scariest time in a parent’s life. Making sure your child is prepared for the road can not only help keep your teen driver safe, but also help ease your mind as a parent. A few simple safe-driving tips can

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Going Green for Earth Day

Earth Day is Tuesday, April 22nd. This is a perfect day to get involved in your community and find ways to be a little greener in your own life. The first Earth Day was celebrated in 1970 and was the brainchild of Senator Gaylord Nelson. It was started as a “teach-in” to educated the public about the environment. Nelson wanted

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Safe Driving Tips for Rainy Weather

Rain contributes to thousands of automobile accidents annually. Slick roads reduce tire traction and interfere with a driver’s visibility. Keep yourself and your passengers safe while driving in the rain with these safe driving tips. Slow It Down: Rain mixed with dirt and debris on the road creates a perfect condition for skids. Avoid skidding on wet roads by driving

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