How to Prevent a Backing-Up Accident

Backing up a car may seem routine, but it carries risks.  Although drivers spend less than one percent of their driving careers in reverse, backing-up car accidents account for almost one-quarter of all crashes, with an even higher rate for fleet drivers.  Accidents that occur while reversing are not only common but often result in[…] Read More

What Are Safety Tips for Driving While Pregnant?

Expectant mothers know to prioritize their babies’ health and safety, which applies when driving. Whether they are drivers or passengers, they face certain hazards. The University of Michigan reported that pregnant women are involved in close to 170,000 car accidents each year; the American Journal of Preventive Medicine adds that automobile accidents may increase the[…] Read More

What Are the Causes of Head-On Collisions?

Head-on collisions can be devastating. Depending on factors such as how fast the vehicles were going, there can be severe injuries, irreparable property damage, and fatalities. About 10 percent of all road accident deaths are from head-on collisions. One of the most common causes of head-on collisions is driver distraction. Besides cell phones, drivers have[…] Read More