Category Archives: Safety Tips

Video: Winter Weather Readiness

It’s December, which means much of the country is experiencing winter weather. Avoid accidents (and the resultant accident claims on your car insurance) by making sure your car is ready for winter. This video shows you how:

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IIHS Lists Top Cars for Crash Avoidance

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) has recently rolled out a new test program to rate a vehicle’s ability to avoid damage in a head-on crash, using their high-tech features. The 2013-2014 makes with the highest scores were Cadillac, … Continue reading

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Video: AT&T Don’t Text While Driving

This eight-and-a-half-minute video is part of the It Can Wait campaign against texting while driving that has been sponsored by AT&T. It features the real stories of people who were affected by texting behind the wheel. Not surprisingly, the majority … Continue reading

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Tennessee Considers Increased Fine for Skipping Seat Belts

The Tennessee state Senate is considering a proposal to increase the fine for drivers who are caught not wearing their safety belts. Sponsored by Senator Bill Ketron (R-Murfreesboro) passed the Senate Transportation Committee in a tight 5-4 vote earlier this … Continue reading

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San Diego Removes Red-Light Cameras

B ob Filner, mayor of San Diego, CA recently announced his decision to do away with the red-light cameras meant to enforce traffic laws in his city, stating that statistics from the program have not demonstrated that the cameras have … Continue reading

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Ohio Launches Red Ribbon Program

Just as many of us pin ribbons (or ribbon-shaped brooches) to our clothing in support of AIDS research, curing breast cancer, or ending domestic violence, so, too are drivers in Ohio being asked to tie red ribbons to their cars. … Continue reading

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Texas to Open 85 MPH Freeway

If you drive a red car, are frequently stopped for speeding, or already have high-risk auto insurance, you’ll want to avoid the new toll road scheduled to open in Texas later this year. Why? Because it’s going to have a … Continue reading

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