Last year winter damage led to more than 175,000 insurance claims totaling more than $1.5 billion. Drivers are especially vulnerable to winter extremes. According to the Automobile Association of America, as many as five million drivers have been stranded on roads during the winter season. Don’t get caught in the …keep reading
Deer mating season can be a dangerous time for drivers, deer and car hoods. According to the Insurance Information Institute, 1.6 million deer-vehicle collisions occur each year, resulting in 200 fatalities, tens of thousands of injuries and over $3.6 billion in vehicle damage. Being prepared can help prevent you from …keep reading
Tens of millions of Americans travel during the holidays. The unpredictable weather and increased traffic during this time can make even a short road trip dangerous.
Before stuffing your car with boxes of presents, make sure you’ve packed a vehicle safety kit to ensure you’re prepared for any …keep reading
If you’re planning a road trip this season, keep a close eye on your speedometer. Each state can set its own speed limits, so they vary widely across the country. A handful of jurisdictions maintain a respectable 55-mph limit on urban routes, while others keep theirs at 60, …keep reading
It may seem easy to avoid a collision with a 200-ton locomotive. Yet the fact is that a vehicle or pedestrian is hit by a train every three hours in the U.S., according to Operation Lifesaver, a nonprofit group that promotes railroad safety. Follow these tips and use …keep reading