Driving In Evacuation Traffic Is Quite An Experience

Recently a lot of Texans and Floridians had the infrequent experience of driving in Evacuation Traffic. The heavy traffic caused many accidents and break downs along the highway. Even though the traffic was not fast moving the distraction of cell phone, frustration, multiple people in the cars and down right exhaustion took its toll. Then […]

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Dash Cameras May Be A Good Idea For You

Video dash cameras have been widely used in vehicles overseas for the past few years. The cameras are relatively inexpensive, small, and seem to be trouble free. The main thing I like about them is they seem to be “set it and forget it”. The cameras range from $30-$150.and are not distracting. You do not […]

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ECO-FRIENDLY DRIVING TIPS FOR EARTH DAY AND BEYOND

I recently received this information from GM Financial and I thought it was worth passing it on: Whether it’s upping your recycling efforts, switching to paperless billing statements or vowing to bring reusable bags to the grocery store, improving your environmental impact can be inspiring. But when it comes to big things — like your […]

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Back Road Driving Is Still Fun

A recent trip to Sebring Florida reminded me of the old days, when driving was fun. 80 miles of peaceful back roads and barely any traffic on the secondary state roads, brought back some great memories of fun driving. The Interstate driving, especially in Metro Areas, has become a real chore. No longer do you […]

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Older Movie Stunts May Have A Lesson In Safer Driving

I might be a little old fashion and prejudge mental . The older style, more realistic movie stunts and chase scenes, had more meaning to real driving situations. The new way the vehicles fly through the air digitally now has lost my interest. The old days allowed you to imagine yourself in the situation and […]

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Defensive Driving Is The Best Offense

  Defensive driving was a term that started in the 1960’s. The term quickly caught on and to most drivers it means “watch out for and avoid the unsafe habits and bad attitudes of other drivers”.  The problem of aggressive driving appears to be increasing in seriousness. According to the surveys and studies done approximately […]

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Role Model Driving Helps Your Kids Be Safer Drivers

A good driver role model is important for your kids. One of the most significant gifts you can give, is to “show” your kids / teens safe driving habits. This includes setting an example of no Texting and a “no phone zone”while driving. Today’s’ kids see and hear everything and emulate you more than you […]

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Beware Of Flying Objects From A Car Or Truck – They Can Be Deadly

Some drivers do not properly load and secure items hauled on their vehicles. How many times have you seen large pieces of furniture, mattresses, coolers, bikes, etc.????? laying on the highway?. Worse yet, is seeing an object flying off right in front of you. The wind speed pressure or shifting forces from turns, stops and […]

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