Child Passenger Seat Safety
You may think your child is safe if he/she is riding in a car seat, but they’re not safe if you aren’t using the seat properly. Here are some recommendations for child passgenger seat safety at each stage of your child's development.
Winter Driving Safety
Hazardous storms and inclement weather are a factor in more than half a million crashes and more than 2,000 road deaths every winter in the U.S. AAA urges drivers to slow down, be cautious and prepare their vehicles for the winter season.
100 Deadliest Days of Summer
Over the past five years, nearly 3,500 people have been killed in crashes involving teen drivers during the 100 Deadliest Days, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, when the number of crash fatalities involving a teen driver historically rise.
Hands-Free Cell Phone Use
There are many questions regarding what is and isn’t allowed under the new law, how to safely use a phone while in the car, and what the penalties for non-compliance are. Here are answers to many frequently asked questions.
Plan ahead. If you have a Thanksgiving, Christmas or New Year’s party coming up, plan how to get home. The mistake that people often make is thinking they are sober enough to drive, when they actually are not.
Driving can reveal your true level of sleepiness, especially in the afternoon or at night. Starting a trip feels exciting, but the alertness wears off, letting boredom and drowsiness take over.
Whether it’s texting, calling, navigating, or something else, using your cellphone while driving can be dangerous. Help reduce the number of these preventable tragedies by putting down your phone. You don’t drive intoxicated, so don’t drive intexticated.
Bicycles can be considered symbols of independence and freedom. They are also fun, providing riders a "greener," healther form of transportation. Bicycles are also considered vehicles, and riders have a responsibility each time they take to the road.
The greatest risk students face comes not from riding the bus, but in approaching or leaving the bus. Before children go back to school or start school for the first time, it is essential that adults and children know traffic safety rules.