How Can A Workplace Reduce Distracted Driving?

19 Apr

distracted driver

Each year distracted driving kills thousands and injures hundreds of thousands of people. Last year, the roads saw an alarming spike in traffic deaths, nearly reaching the highest number of fatalities since 2007.  As the problem worsens, people and organizations scramble for methods to reduce road fatalities. One avenue is to cut down on distracted driving. […]

The Science Behind Distracted Driving

12 Apr

A recent DMEautomotive poll found that drivers perform all kind of distracting activities, including reading an email or newspaper, flossing or brushing their teeth, changing their clothes, and taking photographs. Distracted driving can involve more than just your cellphone. Three types of distracted driving exist: visual, cognition, and physical, which you can learn more about here. […]

Can Google’s Flow Platform Help Decongest City Traffic?

4 Apr

traffic bottleneck

A parent company of Google, Alphabet’s Sidewalk Labs aims to create the Flow platform designed to help the United States smooth out the heavy traffic seen in major cities. Sidewalk Labs is considered a “smart city” company and strives to solve the urban problems of today. What is the Flow Platform? Described as a “transportation […]

How To Drive In a Thunderstorm and Tornado

23 Mar

driving through a tornado

The short answer is that you shouldn’t, but it’s not always possible to avoid it. While there is no safe way to drive through thunderstorm or during a tornado, here is some advice to help you stay as safe as possible. How to Drive in a Thunderstorm Avoid driving in a thunderstorm The safest way […]

How To Survive A Flash Flood In Your Car

16 Mar

flash flood in a car

Flash floods and floods become an all too real possibility during the wet Spring months. These dangerous weather occurrences can come suddenly and often without warning. If you’re caught in a flood or flash flood while driving, here are some survival tips to follow. Flash Floods Flash floods, or just floods in general, oftenresult in a handful of […]