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Articles about staying safe on the road and behind the wheel. You’ll find helpful information for everyone who uses the road. Get insights on distracted driving, nationwide safety law trends, bicyclist safety, and more.

Millennials
Guess What Millennials: You’re Bad at Driving, Too by Bridget Clerkin on

Millennials are often labeled as spoiled; the “participation award” generation. Now the group has been handed yet another recognition for their actions—but it’s one they may not want to display in their collective trophy case. The American Automobile Association (AAA) recently designated millennials as the worst drivers on the road, reporting that 88% of motorists […]

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Recalled Hondas, Acuras Still on the Road by Bridget Clerkin on

For many years, Hondas have been one of the most popular cars on American roads. And if you’re among the millions who own one, take heed. As many as 300,000 defective Honda and Acura models remain on the road following a massive recall announced in 2015, the New Jersey Motor Vehicle Commission (MVC) estimates. The […]

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Big Brother is watching: new software may be able to catch drivers texting on the road.
Texting & Driving? Smile for the Camera! by Tierney Brannigan on

Let’s say you’re driving and expecting an important text message. Then, you hear that familiar sound—your cell phone’s alerting you to a new text. Now, we all know about the dangers of distracted driving, but you’re sitting at a red light, and a quick scan of your surroundings indicates there aren’t any police around. What […]

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NJ Plans to Crack Down on Drinking (Coffee) and Driving by Bridget Clerkin on

For decades, drivers around the country have been warned not to drink and drive, but for New Jersey motorists, that rule may soon apply to another accident-causing, dark brown, bitter liquid: coffee. The caffeinated substance is in the crosshairs of a new bill being shopped around the state legislature that would make drinking coffee while […]

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Pokémon NO: Why You Shouldn’t Catch and Drive by Bridget Clerkin on

What has higher HP, your Charizard—or your car? Several battles have been waged between the two lately, and so far, the cars have been taking much more damage. For those who are unaware, a phenomenon by the name of Pokémon GO was recently unleashed upon the world, and the fallout from the planet’s first widespread […]

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