July 4th - Don’t Drink and Drive

July 4th : Don’t Drink and Drive

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July 4th – Don’t Drink and Drive July 4th : Don’t Drink and Drive A National Highway Traffic and Safety Administration campaign is out to remind us that unsafe impaired driving comes in many forms. Even a small amount of alcohol affects a driver’s reaction time,...
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Why Don’t Cops Catch The Real Criminals?

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Why don’t the cops catch the real criminals? Why are they always picking on me? Statistics show that crashes are responsible for a fatality every 16 minutes. Additionally, injury is attributed to collisions every 15 seconds and property damage every 9 seconds. Every 6 seconds,...
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How to React to an Approaching Emergency Vehicle

How to React to an Approaching Emergency Vehicle

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How to React to an Approaching Emergency Vehicle When you see an emergency vehicle approaching your car from any direction with red and blue lights flashing and the bell or siren sounding, you have to bring your vehicle to a stop immediately. While doing so, you are also required...
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Dangers of Following Too Closely While Driving

Dangers of Following Too Closely While Driving

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Dangers of Following Too Closely While Driving Many people feel that if they are almost bumper-to-bumper with the vehicle in front of them, they will arrive at their destination much faster. This is called Tailgating and is one of the most common reasons for vehicle collisions....
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Senior Driving: Risk Awareness

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As we age, it is natural for our body and mind to undergo numerous physical changes. It is imperative to recognize these changes and understand how they affect our driving abilities, and overall safety on the roadways. Out of all five senses, your eyesight is the most essential...
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Road Construction

Road Construction

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Change is inevitable, change is a good thing, and change can get on your last nerve! Road construction means big change in the roadway, more traffic, and a lot of signs that read “DETOUR.” This means that for a period of time you will learn new roads that connect to one another...
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Left or Right?

Left or Right?

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The most important element in life is communication. Without communication relationships fail, conflicts arise, confusion is abundant and accidents may occur all because there was no communication. Whether written, spoken, or signaled communication can take many forms but the...
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Multitasking: Distractions When Driving

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Contrary to popular belief, the human brain is not actually capable of multitasking. Rather, neuroscience has factually proven that the brain can only shift focus from one thing to another with impressive speed. Consequently, driving distractions, such as when you are using your...
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School Bus Safety

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The school bus is about 9 times safer than other forms of transportation (School Transportation News) according to the federal government.  An estimated 26 million students attending elementary and middle schools ride school buses to and from school to their homes on a daily...
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Motorcycle Safety in Texas

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In recent years, motorcycles and motor scooters have become a more popular mode of transportation with motorist. With the increase of motorcycle use and of mopeds however, comes the likelihood of accidents.According to statistics compiled by the National Highway Traffic...
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