Archive | September, 2013

Teens and Texting- How Parents can Discourage Distracted Driving

30 Sep

Those who text while driving are 23 times more likely to be in an accident, and teens are often the ones who are guilty of this with 78% admitting to texting while driving at least once in a while. This has many parents of new teenage drivers worried and for good reason. Luckily there are […]

Texas Traffic Law Changes- What You Don’t Know Could Cost You

24 Sep

The Texas Department of Public Safety has changed many of its traffic laws effective September 1st, 2013 in an effort to keep Texas roadways safer. While the rules of the road may not be new, the penalties for disobeying traffic laws could now carry much harsher penalties. The traffic laws that have been affected include: […]

Cars That Communicate to Keep You Safe

12 Sep

New technology developed by the University of Minnesota Duluth will allow cars to communicate with each other in order to make driving safer. Professor Imran Hayee and his electrical engineering graduate students have been working on this technology for over five years, which will inform drivers of potentially hazardous situations ahead of them. Cars would […]

Enhanced Driver’s Licenses – What They Are and Where to Get Them

9 Sep

Four states are already issuing what is known as Enhanced Driver’s Licenses (EDLs). These licenses contain radio frequency identification (RFID) chips, and those who hold these special licenses are entered into a data base maintained by the Department of Homeland Security. As of now, four states on the Canadian border, Michigan, New York, Vermont, and […]

Enhanced Driver’s Licenses – What They Are and Where to Get Them

9 Sep

Four states are already issuing what is known as Enhanced Driver’s Licenses (EDLs). These licenses contain radio frequency identification (RFID) chips, and those who hold these special licenses are entered into a data base maintained by the Department of Homeland Security. As of now, four states on the Canadian border, Michigan, New York, Vermont, and […]