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The Sobering Facts about Driving While Texting: Accidents & Laws

Mobile phones are a constant in today’s society, helping us organize, communicate, and control our entire lives. Because of this, almost everyone is guilty of checking the phone while driving, and it seems incredibly natural to do so–but it can have devastating consequences that lawmakers are tackling and resulting restrictions that are being refined and added… Read more »

Fight Over Driver Fatigue Rules Continues in Minnesota

For safety reasons, for all drivers and passengers on the road, authorities establish certain requirements for truck drivers, including rules aimed at keeping fatigued truck drivers off of the road. Understanding the safety risks that driver fatigue poses, the Minnesota State Patrol and the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance established a checklist for determining whether a… Read more »

Teen Driving: Graduating to Full Licensure

One of the biggest risk factors contributing to the prevalence of car accidents is inexperience. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), teen drivers age 16 to 19 are four times more likely to be involved in car accidents than drivers age 20 or older. IIHS numbers indicate that the accident risk is… Read more »