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How to Use the 511 Traffic System

by Melissa Crumish on

Accessing road conditions or weather for your city or state is easy via the 511 traffic system. Depending on your targeted area you may have one, some, or all of the following access options: By phone (cell or landline) Website Smartphone app Accessing 511 Traffic Systems by Phone The process is easy: Dial 511. The […]

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Teen Driver Safety: Seat Belt Use by Melissa Crumish on

The facts don’t talk, they shout: Out of any driving demographic, teen drivers are the least likely to buckle up. This despite having the highest accident rate out of any other driving demographic per 100,000 drivers. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause of death for 15 to 20 year olds in the United States. […]

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Headlight Laws Vary Little Throughout the Nation by Nadia Ibanez on

It has become second nature for drivers across the country to turn their headlights on at night, during harsh weather, to let others on the road know where you are, and whenever visibility becomes difficult when driving in unfamiliar areas. These extremely helpful lights are so important that states have designed safety laws around them […]

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Safety Laws On Children, Pets, and Vehicles by Melissa Crumish on

Many states now have safety laws against leaving children and pets unattended in a vehicle. Depending on the state and circumstances, the guilty can be issued a traffic ticket and fined, or, in extreme cases, charged with manslaughter and sentenced to a lengthy jail term. Safety Laws Against Leaving a Child Unattended in a Car Since […]

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Child Safety Seat Laws: Buckle Up, Kids! by Melissa Crumish on

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, motor vehicle crashes in the United States are the leading cause of death for kids between the ages of three and 14. All the more reason for strict child safety seat laws. Each State Has a Child Safety Seat Law Currently, all 50 states and the District […]

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