Does Hands-Free Mean Risk Free?

Ever since the development of vehicle-based hands-free phone systems, the debate has raged regarding whether they are truly safe for drivers and whether they are technically safer than talking on a handheld device. According to a new English study, researchers have found that hands-free systems do not eliminate the danger of a car accident.

Can I Sue for Getting PTSD From a Car Accident?

Most people know that when they suffer physical injuries in a car crash, they can recover from the negligent driver for their injuries. However, most car crashes leave far more than just physical scars. What many people don’t know is that a victim can also recover damages for emotional injuries or mental anguish. This includes […]

Speeding Sanctions Differ Across The United States

Driving at an unsafe speed and in violation of posted state limits is not wise. People, however, do make mistakes and find themselves coasting a little faster than they realize. They learn the folly of their ways after being pulled over for speeding and cited with an expensive ticket. In some states, the penalties for […]

5 Holiday Driving Tips

The holidays are meant to be a time of joy, not pain. Christmas, Thanksgiving, and Easter are popular American holidays that result in a mass migration of people across the nation. Labor Day, Memorial Day, and Veterans Day are also major holidays that are known for drawing large crowds. As everyone is eager to meet […]

Top 4 Most Dangerous Driving Habits

The possibility of a car accident looms whenever you get behind the wheel of a vehicle. That possibility increases when drivers fail to drive safely. Many people are quick to deflect blame for a car accident, but operator error is the cause of a vast majority of car accidents. Here are the four most dangerous […]

Are Cars Safer than SUVs?

We all do our best to stay safe on the road. From learning how to share the road with large trucks to avoiding driving distractions, we try to minimize the chance of an accident as much as possible. Vehicle safety is also a significant consideration. Those with higher safety ratings are likely to be the […]

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 […]