10 of the Safest Cars for Teens in 2015

When you and your teen are shopping for a new car, safety should be top priority. The increase in smart technologies in vehicles means there are more ways today to help keep young drivers safe. The 10 small and midsize … Continued

Distracted Driving by the Numbers

Distracted driving is a dangerous and all-too-common habit. Cell phones, eating and even pets can prevent drivers from giving their full attention to the road.  Check out these statistics from the Centers of Disease Control and Prevention and Distraction.gov – … Continued

Distracted Driving Awareness: Articles, Tips & Stats

Nearly half a million people are injured in distracted driving-related accidents each year. Activities ranging from eating to texting divert a driver’s attention from what’s most important – the road. Although many statistics about distracted driving relate to teenagers, anyone … Continued

6 Dangerous Driving Habits to Avoid

When drivers are negligent, they can cause accidents and claim lives. But even everyday habits can have the same effect. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety estimates over 32,000 auto accident deaths occurred in the United States in 2013. Let’s … Continued

Teen Driving Safety: Tips for Parents

Thinking about your teen behind the wheel may make you anxious, but the key to raising a responsible teen driver is being a hands-on mentor. From avoiding driving distractions to respecting others on the road, educating your young driver about … Continued

The Best Booster Seats for Your Kids in 2015

Few car accessories are more important than a child’s booster seat. But how do you select the right one for you and your child’s needs? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s (IIHS) annual booster seat ratings can help make the decision … Continued

The Evolution of Distracted Driving: Then and Now

It’s second nature to associate distracted driving with cell phones. However, technologies have been blamed for distracting drivers for decades. The in-car radio, for instance, caused quite a stir in the 1930s, as legislators imposed fines for drivers with radios … Continued

#SelfiesWhileDriving: A Dangerous Phenomenon

Everywhere you look, people are taking “selfies” – from sporting events to graduation ceremonies. But the reckless act of taking a self-portrait while driving can endanger you, your passengers and others on the road. The selfie fad is so new … Continued

10 of the Safest Used Cars for Teens in 2014

Buying a used car is the more popular and financially practical option for most families – 83% buy used over new for their young driver. In addition to fitting your budget, the car you choose should also fit certain safety … Continued

10 of the Safest Family Cars of 2014

Finding a car in your favorite color with the latest techie gadgets may be nice, but the most important consideration in buying a family car is safety. To help in your search, here is the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety … Continued