Safely Towing a Travel Trailer

Safely Towing a Travel Trailer

Date: Jul 29, 2017

It's summertime, and that means it's time to head out into the woods and camp. Unfortunately, far too many drivers hit the road for camping season without knowing how to properly tow their camper trailer. This is incredibly dangerous for everyone on the road, and something that can be easily avoided with just a little bit of research and preparation.

In this article we will discuss the ins and outs of towing a bumper-pull travel trailer. We will discuss some of the most common mistakes people make and how you can avoid the same problems.

Five Personal Safety Precautions to Take if Your Car Breaks Down

Five Personal Safety Precautions to Take if Your Car Breaks Down

While you might keep your car up-to-date when it comes to servicing and standard maintenance issues, there is always a chance your car will break down at an inopportune time. If you end up on the side of the road with car troubles, your personal safety should be your top priority. Here are five safety precautions you should immediately take if you are stuck with car problems on the highway.

1. Make Sure You Call for Assistance

Car Safety Tips: The Hazards of Distracted Driving

Car Safety Tips: The Hazards of Distracted Driving

Date: Jul 29, 2017

Distracted driving not only puts the occupants of the car in jeopardy, but also pedestrians and fellow motorists. Whether you have been driving for years or you are new to the road, allowing your attention to stray while operating a vehicle is a dangerous misstep that can alter your life forever. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, in 2015, 391,000 people were injured and 3,477 people were killed in crashes caused by a distracted driver.

Car Safety: Choosing the Right Warranty

Car Safety: Choosing the Right Warranty

Date: Jun 18, 2017

If you have been in the market for a new car and you have found that vehicle that is just right for you with all the bells and whistles, you will want to think about your warranty options. A warranty is a smart decision to ensure that any potential issues that come up with the general wear and tear of your vehicle are covered. There are two warranty options that you will want to consider: a manufacturer extended warranty and a third-party warranty. There are pros and cons to each one and the best option for you will depend on what you are looking for and your specific needs.

Car Safety: The Challenges and Possibilities of Self-Driving Cars

Car Safety: The Challenges and Possibilities of Self-Driving Cars

Date: May 24, 2017

Self-driving cars may very well be the wave of the future. In early 2016, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, which regulates safety on the nation’s roads, ruled that Google’s self-driving vehicles can be recognized as the driver. While there may be legal challenges and changes ahead, more steps are being taken to test the cars on the road. Self-driving cars were being tested in Pittsburgh late last year.

Driving Safety Tips for Senior Citizen Drivers

Driving Safety Tips for Senior Citizen Drivers

As people age, unfortunately, some of the things that were once easy sometimes become more difficult. One of these skills that was once second nature, which may become more difficult is driving. Because car safety should be a top priority for anyone on the road, there are several things you can do to help you continue to be a safe driver, even as you age.

Limit When and Where You Drive

What You Need to Know About Winter Driving Safety

What You Need to Know About Winter Driving Safety

Date: Mar 14, 2017

Winter brings many joys -- the holidays, building snowmen with the kids, sledding, baking cookies -- but it also brings driving hazards that can make the road a dangerous place to be. The good news is, you can protect yourself from many of these hazards by making a few changes and taking some extra safety measures. Here's what you need to know about winter driving safety.

Common Winter Driving Issues Explained

Staying Safe in Your Car Means Avoiding These Distractions

Staying Safe in Your Car Means Avoiding These Distractions

Date: Feb 25, 2017

Recently, we talked about some of the driving distractions plaguing drivers, including electronics and food and drinks. Unfortunately, distracted driving, which is anything that takes your eyes off of the road, your hands off of the wheel, or your mind off of driving, goes beyond just electronics and what you consume while driving.

Car Safety: Two Common Types of Distracted Driving

Car Safety: Two Common Types of Distracted Driving

Date: Jan 19, 2017

Teenagers often get a bad reputation for being distracted drivers. While teens do often get distracted by things such as electronic devices, car safety and distracted driving is an issue for drivers of all ages. Unfortunately, distracted driving is estimated to account for over 3,000 motor vehicle deaths each year.

Car Safety: Tips for Driving on Flooded Roads

Car Safety: Tips for Driving on Flooded Roads

Date: Dec 01, 2016

Whether you are new to driving or you have been driving for decades, car safety should be a top priority every time you get in your vehicle. Practicing safe driving on flooded roads is essential.

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