Archive | December, 2015

New 2016 Driving Laws for California

31 Dec

new california driving laws

New 2016 California Driving Laws Californians will see several new driving laws on January 1st, 2016.  All drivers should make themselves familiar with these new laws to know what changes to expect in the new year. Extended Under the Influence law (SB 61) For Alameda, Los Angeles, Sacramento, and Tulare counties, the Ignition Interlock Device (IID) […]

Drunk Driving Avoidance Tips For New Years

28 Dec

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Because of drunk driving, every half an hour someone dies in a car crash. In recent years, an average of 13,000 people have died in drunk driving related car crashes annually. The Fourth of July tends to have the highest number of traffic fatalities, but New Year’s Eve sees the highest increase in drunk driving […]

Tips for Holiday Driving

21 Dec

holiday driving

We are entering the holiday season, which means you need to be even more vigilant when driving. People tend to travel long miles in order to visit family and friends over the holidays. Unfortunately, holiday driving around this time of the year is particularly dangerous, since we have intoxicated drivers, drivers unfamiliar with the area, […]

Texas Winter Driving Dangers

14 Dec

texas winter driving dangers

While it may not seem like it, Texas does have severe winter weather driving conditions. As driving in the winter is dangerous and often unpredictable, it’s important to know what driving challenges you might face in the winter. The following are some winter driving dangers and tips that will help make your drive as safe as […]

It’s Not Just Cell Phones – Types of Driving Distractions

7 Dec

distracted driving

What is distracted driving? There are three major kinds of driving distractions: visual, physical, and cognitive. What makes texting and driving so dangerous is that it involves all three, since you must look at your phone (visual), process the message and think of your reply (cognitive), and, finally, type your reply (physical). Though texting is involved […]