Boating Caution: Always Perform a Safety Check Before Leaving the Dock

October 3, 2017

If you live in Florida, more than once you have probably heard, “Just jump in the boat—let’s go!” without any concern for boating caution. While taking off certainly can be...

Stairwell Perils: Avoiding Dangerous Injuries due to Falls

October 2, 2017

Stairs are such a common place for injuries to happen that you might find it shocking how many areas in developments, retail centers, recreational areas, and more still lack basic...

Texting Mania: Why So Many Drivers Can’t Put the Phone Down

September 28, 2017

We all have that friend (who at times might even look suspiciously like ourselves) who is stricken with texting mania and just can’t put the phone down. As the smartphone...

New Driver Requirements: Coming of Age

September 21, 2017

If you have a teenager in the house who is on the verge of turning 15 or 16 years old and itching to get either their restricted or full-fledged driver’s...

Auto Accident Injuries—and the Long-Term Effects

September 15, 2017

There are many common auto accident injuries, all of which we hope to avoid through defensive driving. Do you ever reach your destination, get out of the car though, and...

Car Safety: Make Sure Your Kids are Not Injured by Airbags

September 11, 2017

Over the past few decades, car manufacturers have made substantial progress in car safety, and motorists have also benefited from better information and education on how to stay safe while...

National Safety Council Survey Examines Driver Concerns & Reported Behavior

September 7, 2017

Can you remember the last time you went an entire day—or more—without driving? Unless you live in a metropolis like New York City, it’s probably hard to think of a...

Modern Addictions: Are You Unable to Put the Phone Down?

September 6, 2017

You may remember a time not long ago when most of us were still suffering through the day using flip phones and landlines. The smartphone user was rather rare at...

Florida Drivers: When is it Okay to Use Your Smartphone While Behind the Wheel?

September 5, 2017

Today’s distracted drivers have created a whole new category of problems and concerns on the roadway. These troublesome drivers come in many different forms. The distracted driver who is eating,...

True Driver Safety Means Watching Out for Everyone

September 1, 2017

Most of us spend what we might consider to be too much time in the car, whether that’s due to commuting, kids’ activities, traveling to see family in other areas,...

Should the Police Always Be Called After an Accident?

August 29, 2017

Even if you have been fortunate enough to have avoided a car accident so far, you probably know someone who has been injured and are aware of how devastating such...

How to Help Younger Drivers Establish Good Habits Now

August 28, 2017

Once upon a time, we all had to learn how to drive. Whether you learned from your parents, a driver’s education course, or a combination of both, it all led...