Drunk driving has been a major problem on the nation's highways for decades -- although there are signs that the message that drunk driving is dangerous is finally getting through to many. However, motorists may now have to contend with another problem that is distinctly related to the changing legal status of marijuana: drivers who are too stoned to be behind the wheel.
Not all car accidents are the fault of a negligent driver. Sometimes the vehicle itself is behind a horrific accident.
When it comes to your safety, there's a big difference between driving your car across town and hitting the highway for hundreds of miles. While an accident can happen at any time, a long drive calls for you to alter your approach to improve your safety.
It doesn't matter if you're taking a long road trip this holiday season or simply traveling across town to visit family, any time you get behind the wheel you're at risk of an accident.
It's that time of the year. The time when you never know when the snow will begin to fall. As exciting as it may be, especially if you enjoy the great outdoors, it can also pose a problem when you get behind the wheel.
Just because you aren't moving at a high rate of speed doesn't mean you can't be part of a motor vehicle accident. You need to be on your toes at all times.
We should all strive to reduce stress and improve the quality of our lives with new perspectives on common problems. One way to do this is to address the fact that many American drivers are prone to speeding -- a topic we covered here recently. Regardless of why you speed, however, you might consider the following points about why this behavior is not a good idea.
The psychology of speeding is very interesting. People know, technically speaking, that speeding just means going faster than the speed limit. Even one mile an hour over that posted limit is enough to break the law.
Colorado Springs is mourning the sixth victim of an auto-pedestrian accident this year. Police are urging both distracted drivers and distracted walkers to pay more attention to their surroundings.
You never know what could happen as the result of a motor vehicle accident, as no two incidents are the same.