Motor Vehicle Crash

In 2016 approximately 4.6 million roadway users were seriously injured in car crashes, a 7% increase from the year prior. The National Safety Council recently released survey findings that offer insights into what driver behaviors are contributing to motor vehicle crashes. 64% of drivers admitted they are comfortable speeding, 47% of drivers admitted they are comfortable texting, and 10% admitted they are comfortable driving after consuming alcohol.

In just a few short weeks you’ll be sending your little ones off to school. Before the new school year begins, start practicing and talking about safety tips and guides.

Take your children on a walk, or if you have teenagers, go on a walk together. Does your child walk with their head down, playing a game or texting? Now is the time to address this behavior. Why is this so important?