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 […]Continue Reading
Safety & Driving
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.
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 […]Continue Reading
As a bicyclist you’re held to traffic laws just like a motorist, making it important to understand your state’s bicycle laws. This applies to safety regulations and road rules. General Bicycle Safety Laws The specific safety laws for your state may vary with other states , but in general you should, at the very minimum, […]Continue Reading
States vary on their cell phone and texting safety laws. Some states allow drivers to talk on cell phones and text if they’re 18 or older; some don’t allow either activity, no matter the driver’s age. Muddying the waters further, some states ban texting altogether, but allow drivers to talk on cell phones if they […]Continue Reading
Most people have a good idea how to get a driver’s license, because most people will get one at some point in their lives, but it’s not always as clear what the requirements are for a boating license. It’s important to know that the law approaches boating differently from driving a car, and getting a […]Continue Reading
Remember when your mother told you helmets were cool because they save lives? She lied. Helmets are uncool, because the essence of cool is just not giving a damn, and by wearing a helmet you are showing that you do indeed care about the contents of your cranium. Square as that may be, having a […]Continue Reading