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Hot Cars and the Danger to ChildrenPosted on Aug 22, 2020 by admin | Blog

According to the National Safety Council (NSC), America’s leading nonprofit safety advocate, a record number of children died in hot cars during 2019.  The 53 that died last year join the more than 800 children have died from vehicular heatstroke since 1998, with 24% of these deaths occurring in employer parking lots while the parent […]

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Driving Tired Causes 1 Out of Every 10 AccidentsPosted on Aug 17, 2020 by admin | Blog

New research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has indicated that driving when too tired to safely operate a vehicle is much more widespread than previously estimated and could be responsible for around 10% of all the road traffic accidents in the US. In this article, we’ll be looking at how driving when tired […]

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How Listening to Music While Driving May Help Heart HealthPosted on Aug 09, 2020 by admin | Blog

Driving is a stressful activity, especially if you are a new and inexperienced driver or are stuck in heavy traffic. As with all stressful situations, this can take a toll on the health of your heart.  However, new research featured in the journal Complementary Therapies in Medicine has indicated that cardiac stress in the participants […]

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What is a Crash for Cash ScamPosted on Aug 05, 2020 by admin | Blog

So-called ‘crash for cash schemes,’ which involve criminals staging forced accidents, are costing the insurance industry around $500 million per year, driving up insurance premiums as well as putting innocent road users in danger. In this article, we’ll be defining what a crash for cash scheme actually is, and what steps you can take to […]

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Things to Consider When Your Child Is Learning to DrivePosted on Jul 26, 2020 by admin | Blog

Most parents take an active hand in their child learning to drive, be that as a source of advice, someone in whose car they can practice driving, or just as the bank of mom and dad who pays for their lessons. If you do have a child learning to drive and want to assist them […]

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What Are Test Rescue Lessons?Posted on Jul 20, 2020 by admin | Blog

According to statistics published by the DVLA, the average pass rate for a first time driving-test taker is just 47.1% and, while there are many factors that can determine whether a person passes the first time, and it doesn’t necessarily reflect on their level of driving ability, a fail is still a fail.   Once […]

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5 Things You Can’t Do If You Can’t DrivePosted on Jul 13, 2020 by admin | Blog

Learning to drive can sometimes be a daunting prospect and, while not as difficult as some make it out to be, certainly isn’t hugely easy, it does open up a whole world of possibilities that you might not have had before. Owning a car gives you a whole range of freedoms you won’t have experienced […]

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What Is a “Driverless” Car?Posted on Jul 08, 2020 by admin | Blog

With the rising stability and availability of AI-powered processing, one of the hot button concepts for the car industry has become the autonomous, or driverless, car. Large manufacturers, such as Volvo, Nissan, Mercedes, and Renault are already exhibiting fully-autonomous concept cars and even companies like Apple have involved themselves in the race to produce driverless […]

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How to Park SafelyPosted on Jun 28, 2020 by admin | Blog

While it might not seem like the most dangerous part of driving, parking your car still has its hazards. According to the National Safety Council, around 50,000 crashes happen every year in parking lots and garages causing around 60,000 injuries. To help prevent you from becoming one of those statistics, here are some tips on […]

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What to do if Your Brakes Fail?Posted on Jun 21, 2020 by admin | Blog

Most people, when asked about what the worst thing that could happen while driving, will include brake failure in their list. This is perfectly understandable as suddenly being unable to slow down or stop while driving around a ton of metal at more than 50 mph is a terrifying idea.   While brake failure is […]

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