How Can I Avoid a Car Accident This Summer?

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Summer is a great time to wear shorts and flip-flops, head to the beach or pool, take vacations, and prep your car for warm-weather driving. Even though summer is filled with fun outdoor activities, there are some hazards. Here are some helpful tips for avoiding a car accident this summer. Car Maintenance If you have not done […]

What Are the Top Causes of Parking Lot Accidents?

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When you think about a car accident, you might envision highways, major damage, and injuries. However, despite slow speed limits, many accidents happen in parking lots. In fact, the National Safety Council (NSC) reported that one in out five car accidents happen in parking lots, with over 50,000 parking lot and garage accidents per year. Because of the […]

How Can Drivers Stay Safe on St. Patrick’s Day?

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In the United States, where St. Patrick’s Day celebrations started out as a way to celebrate the many Americans with Irish heritage, the holiday has become a drinking holiday, a mix of parades, bar crawls, and special green drinks. It is the fourth most popular drinking holiday in the country behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas, […]

Do Car Accidents Increase following the Change to Daylight Saving Time?

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Research shows that fatal car accidents increase by up to eight percent the week following the switch to daylight saving time. The main reason is that the time change and additional daylight hours can cause sleep deprivation, leading to drowsy driving and accidents. Experts say that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk driving. Both […]

The Majority of Car Accidents Happen Close to Home

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Dolphin Technologies analyzed 3.22 million car trips between 2018 and 2019 and found that 25 percent of all accidents happened during the first three minutes of driving. Additionally, another 14 percent of collisions happened within the first six minutes. In the United States, studies reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed similar findings. Approximately […]

What are the Best Automotive Safety Technologies for 2021?

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With millions of Americans on the road at any given time, the safety of vehicles is extremely important. This is why automotive technology has become a constantly growing industry, adding new features every year. Below are some of the best auto technologies to be aware of this year. Automatic Emergency Braking Quick action and applying […]

When Illegally Parked Cars Get Hit

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It may be hard to determine who is at-fault when a driver hits an illegally parked car. It is common knowledge that vehicles should not be parked in front of fire hydrants and other illegal places. Unfortunately, some people still break the law, creating serious hazards for all drivers. If another motorist runs into an […]

Sun Glare and Car Accidents

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The sun is a welcome sight after a dark winter, but as most drivers know, it can be a distraction and a hazard when taking to the road. Sun glare while driving can temporarily blind drivers and cause accidents. When sun glare contributes to an accident, who is at fault? Determining fault in a car accident is not necessarily straightforward. […]

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