Driving

Some drivers believe the speed limit does not apply to them. They seem to forget speed limits are put in place to protect drivers and pedestrians from serious injuries. According to the National Highway Traffic Administration, in 2017 speeding killed 9,717 people, accounting for more than a quarter (26%) of all traffic fatalities that year.

Speeding has consequences. These consequences include: 

In light of the tragic Schoharie limousine crash that killed 20 people, there is a new focus on how safe limousines are (or are not). Officials from the National Transportation Safety Board are set to begin an examination of the oversight of the limousine industry.

According to experts, there are two obvious and indisputable factors that lead to limousine crash injuries and fatalities: the structure of the vehicles and the lack of safety protections.

All parents want to keep their children safe no matter how young or old they are.  When children mature into teenagers they are presented with new dangers, as parents it’s our job to stay informed so that we can encourage our children to make good decisions- especially behind the wheel. If you have a young driver at home consider the following:

According to the latest statistics, motor vehicle fatalities are on the rise, and there is no question that driver distraction is a major contributing factor.

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