Category: Safe Driving Tips

5 Reasons You’re a Horrible Driver

Paul S. trilltheory.com I want to start out by saying that if you think this post is going to bash the “crazy” drivers then you would be wrong ! It seems most people that talk about this topic complain about the drivers who are going too fast, cutting people off or just blatantly “breaking” the…

Don’t Cut Off A Bus

Kristen Lee jalopnik.com I wasn’t aware that this needed repeating, but I suppose we all require some common sense brushing up from time to time. Here’s today’s Very Obvious Reminder: Don’t, for the love of all that’s holy, ever cut off a bus. Don’t be like this Porsche Cayenne driver, who, for some reason, tried…

TAILGATERS: This is what Coast residents think of you

Sarah Barnham sunshinecoastdaily.com.au WHETHER you should slow down, speed up or pull-over, motorists can agree on one thing: tailgating is a problem on the Coast. Last week the Daily posted an article on Facebook addressing the issue of tailgating and motorists were asked how they dealt with it. It received a mixed response on social…

Should you buy a dash cam?

Forget about Russian dash cam hilarity: These are serious devices. autoblog.com At this point, a decent dash cam is relatively inexpensive, but what is a dash cam used for, and should you spend the money on one? To answer that question, let’s examine the purpose of dash cams, and then dive into the considerations surrounding…

Avoid Road Rage; Stay Safe This Holiday Season

Jesse Knutson newschannel5.com NASHVILLE, Tenn. – Despite the bad weather and traffic, it’s best to try to relax behind the wheel. AAA officials said a new study found nearly 80 percent of drivers expressed significant anger, aggression, or road rage behind the wheel at least once in the previous year. Estimates by the AAA Foundation…

Safe Driving Tips For Teenage Drivers

dmv.org It’s a fact: teenage drivers account for more auto accidents than any other age group. However, by practicing safe driving techniques―such as driving defensively―you’ll increase the odds you’ll keep yourself (and your passengers) safe on the road and you’ll increase your changes of getting more affordable car insurance as you build a good driving…

Distractology: The Science of Distracted Driving

Jo Caynon wanderer.com Last week, a traveling road safety awareness initiative called “Distractology” was at Old Rochester Regional Hight School. Run by Arbella Insurance Foundation, the interactive driving simulation allows student drivers to have a firsthand look at the true dangers of driving distracted. “We run Distractology all across Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New…