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Do You Know How to Drive in Fog?

New and seasoned drivers alike can find it difficult to drive in fog. It may seem like it’s not a big deal, but fog, especially dense fog, can be quite dangerous. While fog is nothing more than a cloud made up of water droplets or ice crystals hanging very close to the ground, it can severely reduce visibility on the road.

Whether you’ve never encountered fog or just want to brush up on your driving skills, here are the three things you need to know about driving in fog.

  1. Slow down and stay back. In typical fog, drivers can only see about 328 feet ahead of them which is means you might not see a person, animal, or another vehicle in the road until it’s too late.

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Category: Driving, Safety


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The Danger of Driving Through Flooding

Flooding can happen anytime, anywhere. Some areas are far more likely to flood, like those near bodies of water. However, small sections of roads can flood during a heavy rainfall, especially if drainage systems aren’t working properly.

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Category: Driving, Safety


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Young Drivers with ADHD More Likely to Crash

JAMA Pediatrics, a part of the American Medical Association, has released a study indicating that adolescents and young adults who have attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are 36% more likely than their peers to get into auto accidents.

This study differs from those of the past in several ways.

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Category: Safety, Teens


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Air Bag Safety Tips

Recent deaths due to air bag malfunctions have put this popular safety feature in the spotlight. However, until recently air bags were almost exclusively seen as a beneficial addition to vehicles.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has found that the combination of seatbelts and airbags are 75 percent effective in preventing serious head injuries.

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Category: Safety


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Are Safety Features Making Cars More Dangerous?

Every day, cars seem to be getting safer through the use of technology. New cars are increasingly fitted with systems to keep drivers from veering out of lanes, following another vehicle too closely, or colliding with another vehicle.

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Category: Driving, Safety, Cars


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