Holiday Car Safety Tips

Christmas is the time for giving! The Salvation Army’s bell ringer is almost “pavlovian” to our ears, reminding us that it is better to give than to receive. It also should remind us that not everyone is fortunate enough to afford buying gifts. And desperate times call for desperate measures. During busy holiday shopping, cars…

The Latest Airbags

Cars now have more airbags than ever! Some cars even have up to 10 airbags. My Dad used to fondly refer to my Mom as “The Seat Belt” because she’d throw her arm across your chest whenever she had to slam on the brakes. Now he calls her “The Airbag.” Sweet of him to create…

Summer Driving Hazards

Icy roads and being caught with your car broken down in a winter storm is something we all fear. But a summer road trip can also have some elements of danger. According to the IIHS (Insurance Institute of Highway Safety), August has the highest number of fatal car accidents than any other month. July and…

Holiday Safety Tips

Happy holidays! Or perhaps I should say happy safe holidays. I typically write blogs focusing on driving. And next week I do plan to focus on driving in inclement weather. But it’s important to stop and think about those that are less fortunate. Those that, in order to give, they feel that they must need…

Respect Everyone’s Journey

Paying attention while driving is the key to staying out of trouble. Not only trouble with law enforcement, but prevention of accidents as well. Being a courteous driver is also the key to being a safe driver. Not taking risks, not following too close and always leaving yourself a safe “out” in any traffic situation…

Who’s that good-looking person in the mirror?!

[youtube P3VZxCFw6_k] Driver beware, there’s another driver around the corner who is so obsessed about their looks even Narcissus would say “Wow they are really in love with themselves! They should get a room…by themselves.” They think their rearview mirror is a vanity mirror. Every five seconds they check themselves out, while driving 75 miles…