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Safety Tips For Sharing The Road: Cyclists And Drivers

23 Sep

Healthy has become trendy and now bicycles are hitting the roads as people make a more economic commute. With this influx, a new element has been adding to driving safely, and both cyclists and drivers must work together to keep the road safe. On average, 19,000 cyclists are injured and 100 die while on the […]

Is Uber Affecting New York Traffic?

16 Sep

If you’ve been around New York City or spoken with someone who works there, then you’ve probably heard of Uber, the app based for hire vehicle (FHV) company  that has been causing a storm of controversy. Many people, including New York’s Mayor, Bill de Blasio, accuses Uber of slowing traffic by up to 12%, though […]

Self-Driving Trucks Could Enter Florida Highways in 2015

9 Sep

By now most people have heard of self-driving vehicles, but it’s generally believed that such technology is a handful of years away from practical implementation. Royal Truck & Equipment, a construction company that operates in Florida but is based in Pennsylvania, thinks otherwise. Royal believes it could have self-driving trucks working on Florida’s highways at […]

6 Apps That Help Prevent Texting While Driving

2 Sep

You keep hearing it, you may even see it, and now almost everyone in American with a smartphone knows that texting while driving is dangerous. But that doesn’t stop most of us from doing it, especially teenage drivers. In fact, an average of 9 Americans a day die in a crash caused by distracted driving, […]

How Should You Insure Your Teenage Driver?

25 Aug

Insuring Your Teenage Driver It will not be cheap to insure your teenage driver, unfortunately. However, according to InsuranceQuotes.com, the cost for your teenager will be significantly less if he or she is added onto your plan rather than getting his or her own. On average, adding your teenage to your policy will raise your rate […]

Should Autonomous Emergency Braking (AEB) Be Mandatory?

19 Aug

What is AEB? Autonomous emergency braking, or AEB, is a new braking system that supposedly reduces the number of and risk of slow-speed collisions. The system uses a combination of lasers, cameras, radar, and sensors to detect possible collisions at three levels: low speed system, higher speed system, and pedestrians. Not all AEB systems come […]

What Drivers Need To Know About The 2015 Takata Airbag Recall

15 Aug

April 2016 Update Takata Airbags claim their 10th victim Seventeen year old Huma Hanif lost her life on March 31st, 2016 in a minor collision in Texas. The driver had been wearing her seatbelt when she rear-ended a Honda CR-V, but shrapnel released from her car’s defective airbag sliced open her carotid artery, creating yet […]

Texas Driving Laws: New Cell Phone and Inspection Policies

5 May

The state of Texas has been hesitant to adopt a state-wide texting and driving law, but two major Texas cities have stepped forward to make their streets safer. Thirteen states prohibit all drivers from using cellphones, and 37 states (including Texas) have bans on phone use by teen drivers. According to the Texas Department of […]

Florida Traffic Ticket Quotas – New “Waldo Bill”

24 Apr

Florida’s new “Waldo Bill” (SB 264) was passed unanimously with no debate in the Florida Senate on Wednesday April 8, 2015. The bill, which still needs to pass the House and be approved by the governor before it becomes law, seeks to end traffic ticket quotas in the state for good. (UPDATE: The bill was approved […]

Florida’s Operation Green Light Program

17 Apr

What Is Operation Green Light? Operation Green Light is an initiative to assist citizens who may be facing steep penalties for unpaid traffic tickets and criminal fees that have been send to collection agencies. Once an unpaid fine goes to a collection agency, the collection fee can add as much as 40% onto ticket fines. […]