Winter can bring certain dangers including traffic safety hazards posed by cold temperatures, snow and ice. While driving in poor weather conditions can be difficult, there are some steps drivers can take to protect themselves from possible dangers.
Despite laws against drunk driving and widespread public awareness of its dangers, drunk driving continues to have a major presence out on U.S. roads. As NHTSA data indicates, this unsafe driving conduct continues to take too many lives in New Jersey and Pennsylvania.
The holidays are coming, and this year, Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve and New Year's Day all come at the beginning of the week they are in. That being said, many people will be getting some long weekends over the holiday season this year. We hope that these holiday weekends, in addition to being enjoyable and a nice break from work, also prove to be safe.
With Uber and Lyft becoming a mainstream convenience, most people don't think twice when getting into a ride share vehicle. The number one concern is getting from point A to point B in a fast, cost-efficient manner. However, what ride share passengers don't think about is what happens if they get into an auto accident during their trip.
How drivers act in work zones greatly impacts the safety of road construction workers. Workers can suffer major injuries if they are struck by drivers who are speeding or engaging in other unsafe conduct, and these sustained injuries could change a construction worker's life in fundamental and far-reaching ways.
With summer not that far behind us, you might be reluctant to start thinking about winter. However, it can be very important to plan for the cold weather that the season brings. Severe winter weather can come up fast, and how you prepare for it can impact how you and your family are able to respond to the challenging situations it can create.