How do you Discourage Distracted Driving?

Distracted driving is more than just using your cell phone when you are behind the wheel; it also includes grooming, looking for items, using the radio, and any other activity that may take your attention away from the road. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported that distracted driving claimed 3, 477 lives in 2015. […]

Video Games Could Improve Vehicle Safety

Who doesn’t enjoy video games? They provide that much needed escape from the real world; well not for long. Video games are now being used to test real-world vehicles. The rated M for mature video game that every underage kid seems to have, Grand Theft Auto, is now being used by engineers in ways you […]

The Facts Behind Dashboard Camera Legality in the U.S.

Dashboard cameras have quickly become one of the more common vehicle accessories. They were first introduced to Americans in the 80s as police departments had VHS recorders mounted in their vehicles. It is said that they were used to ensure the safety of officers surveying rural areas. The original dashboard camera was very bulky and […]

3 Tips For Sharing the Road with Semi Trucks

Sharing the road with semi trucks can be intimidating. These immense vehicles rise higher and stretch longer than any other vehicle on the road. Not to mention, these trucks often have equally massive, exposed loads which can range from multiple vehicles to forestry. While a large majority of semi trucks have their contents enclosed, many […]

The Dangers of Hydroplaning

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Driving in the rain can be extremely dangerous. Not only is there decreased visibility, but the roads are covered with water. This causes many drivers to panic as they are uninformed on how to properly commute on wet roads. Some drivers tend to slow down to drastically low speeds which can cause accidents if they […]

Uber Suspends Self-Driving Vehicle Testing

Self-driving vehicles for services like Uber are on the rise. Uber’s self-driving Volvo XC90 is already picking up passengers in California and Arizona. Unfortunately, recent events have shown these cars may not be as reliable as most people believed. It was only recently that an Uber XC90 was involved in a collision in Tempe, Arizona. […]

Understanding New York’s No-Fault Laws

New York’s No-Fault Law was enacted in the 1970s as a way to expedite the compensation process. Prior to the No-Fault Law, the litigation process was drawn out as fault was decided in the court of law. Opposing parties would extensively argue their cases, prolonging the process for months on end. New York is currently […]

How Distracted Walking in NYC Can Be Dangerous

Distracted driving is already a major concern in New York and the rest of the country. Talking, texting, and web browsing while driving can cause injuries and death. Although distracted driving receives the most attention, distracted walking shouldn’t be ignored. Listening to loud music while walking or looking down at a cell phone could have […]

Top Traffic Laws Specific to NYC

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Traffic laws vary from state to state. New York City, in particular, has a set of traffic laws that are separate from New York State as well as the rest of the country. If you are planning on driving in the Big Apple, here are a few traffic laws that you should be aware of. […]