5 Distractions That Can Lead to Catastrophic Accidents

According to the United States government, distracted driving accounted for 3,129 motor vehicle deaths in 2014, with 431,000 additional injuries recorded. AAA notes that distracted driving is the cause of anywhere from 25 to 50 percent of all accidents. Distracted driving accounted for 3,129 motor vehicle deaths in 2014 Needless to say, it’s no surprise […]

What is the “Share the Road” Movement?

The Share the Road movement has its roots in Florida. While not as old as some may think, the idea originally came about in 1992 in order to create permanent reminders around the country with license plates and bumper stickers. They are to remind drivers to be mindful of bikers and motorcyclists that also use […]

Helmet Laws Help Prevent Death in Motorcycle Accidents

[grid_row_open class=””] [grid_col_open class=”helmet1″ palm=”100%” tablet=”50%” desktop=”50%” center=””] Every state has slightly different legal requirements with regard to equipment for motorcyclists and bicyclists. Some states don’t require that motorcyclist wear helmets, but do insist that they wear eye protection. Louisiana requires that all motorcyclists wear helmets that meet specific safety requirements. Motorcyclists are five times […]

What to Do When Wildlife Runs into the Road

It’s unavoidable. At some point, you will probably hit an animal crossing the road. In the United States, an auto accident involving an animal happens every 39 minutes according to the Department of Motor Vehicles. Knowing what to do when you are confronted with this situation can be the difference in having an insurance claim […]