Archive | April, 2014

Why Speeding Is Dangerous – A Pedestrian’s Story & Traffic Fatality Statistics

17 Apr

It’s the call that no family member wants to get, but in December 2011, a family awoke to a call that 39-year-old Keith had been hit by a car while crossing the street. With two broken legs and swelling in his brain, his chances of survival were estimated at 5%, and even if he managed […]

Why Speeding Is Dangerous – A Pedestrian’s Story & Traffic Fatality Statistics

17 Apr

It’s the call that no family member wants to get, but in December 2011, a family awoke to a call that 39-year-old Keith had been hit by a car while crossing the street. With two broken legs and swelling in his brain, his chances of survival were estimated at 5%, and even if he managed […]

New IIHS Car Safety Standards

3 Apr

IIHS Top Safety Picks 2014

Many consumers have depended on the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) to provide safety testing and ratings for autos. Because these tests are done independently from car makers, the rating is considered to be very reliable. Every year the IIHS releases their Top Safety Picks for cars, SUVs, vans, and pickup trucks. This year […]