It’s no secret that teenagers are posing a greater risk behind the wheel. After all, various states implement different degrees of Cinderella licenses, and the growing problem of texting while driving is also making the road a little more dangerous.
With weather warming up, more people are on the streets. Traveling by foot might be a wiser and healthier option, but it’s not always safer.
Seventy-thousand pedestrians are injured — and more than 4,000 die — in automobile collisions every year. While this is only a slither of the vehicle-accident total, it’s a disproportionate amount: Eleven percent of transport (disregarding miles traveled) happens by foot,
Cities the world over host runs, and soon, the Broad Street Run will take place in Philadelphia, PA.
The occasion drives city fanfare, but similar to normal city conditions, traffic safety is a concern. During special events, roads are blocked off and traffic patterns are modified, perplexing those who are not aware ahead of time.
How frustrated do you get when things don’t go as planned while driving? Read More
One region in particular, is significantly bumping up their efforts. From Northern Virginia into suburban Maryland, police are gearing up for a springtime crackdown of motorists, bicyclists, and pedestrians that break traffic safety laws.Read More
Wise-behind-the-wheel teens crashed into current headlines, championing their achievements in the fourth Teen Safe Driving Competition, sponsored by the Allegheny County Safe Driving Committee. Winners reaped fame and fortune, collecting prizes upward of $250 for top placements.
Students’ safe driving were gauged via safety-knowledge exams, perceptual aptitude trials, and a driving skills course. Allegheny Police, as well as PA state and county officials judged the event,Read More
There are plenty of traffic laws in the United States that are pretty reasonable. Stopping at red lights, not going above the speed limit, and driving slower in school zones all sound like reasonable requests to me.
There are, however, a few laws around the country that are down right ridiculous. Some involve the color of your car, while others mention sheep.Read More
So you have finally gotten that license you have been salivating over for the past 16 years.
You studied your state specific handbook, took the drivers test, and now you’re free to hit the open road, right? Wrong!
Before you go joy riding around town there are a few things you need to know. First off, you’re not a fully fledged licensed driver. Read More
Although it hasn’t even come out yet, lawmakers already have their sights set on regulating Google Glass when it comes to driving. They’re worried that this exciting futuristic device will add to the already growing technical distractions that plague drivers today. Google has reassured it’s customers that it’s product can enhance the driving experience rather than hinder it.
The question is,Read More
It’s sad to say the more aware we are of the dangers of texting while driving, the more popular it becomes. Over the past 10 years text messaging has become an acceptable form of mobile communication, and most of the time it’s preferred over anything else. Cell phone carriers automatically include text message plans, and people are even beginning to abandon voicemail all together.Read More
Today we are very excited to announce the launch of The safety Resource Center, the official blog of the Traffic Safety Store.
This new blog will serve as an informational resource and knowledge center for anyone looking for information on traffic safety best practices, products, and the latest industry news.
The focus of our content will include helpful specifications for our valued customers,Read More