Monthly Archives: January 2018

First Responder Safety

Header image of ambulance driving first responders safety in 2018

First Responder Safety in 2018 Originating in South Carolina, the Move Over Law is designed to protect first responders from being injured or killed while performing their job duties. The law currently applies in all 50 states as well as Washington D.C. In general, the law states vehicles approaching an emergency vehicle should change lanes […]

Safe Nighttime Driving

Nighttime driving and nighttime vehicle accidents can be dangerous. Stay safe!

The National Safety Council has found that drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash at night. Nighttime driving presents additional challenges to drivers everywhere, and each year on November 6th Daylight savings comes to an end, shortening our time with daylight. Darkness, compromised vision, fatigue, rush hour, and impaired […]

Driving with Children

Mom goes driving with children buckled into a safe car seat.

Driving with children can be a difficult task. In addition to regular parenting duties, drivers must also worry about the roadways, distractions and car safety. Consumer Reports has identified 6 tips for driving with children in the car. Buckle Up – Half of teenagers who died in car accidents weren’t wearing a seat belt. Seat […]

Driving in Scary Southwest Florida Storms

Car driving on highway in the rain during bad storms

Southwest Florida has a tropical climate with short, warm winters, and lengthy hot, humid summers. Because of the heat and humidity, Southwest Florida is known to produce frequent storms, waterspouts and even hurricanes. Driving in storms is sometimes unavoidable, therefore it is imperative drivers know and understand the additional risks and safety measures of driving […]