You may pride yourself on your driving skills, but the truth is you may not be following every rule or best practice correctly. In particular, when it comes to parking, backing into a parking space is a best practice recommended by AAA, North America’s largest motoring and leisure travel organization. Visibility and Rear Cross Traffic … Continue reading Most U.S. Drivers Park Incorrectly
Teenagers cause parents much worry, especially when these same youngsters slip behind the wheel of a car and do so without their supervision. The leading cause of death for people aged 16 to 19 are accidents, including motor vehicle accidents, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). You could purchase a 1996 … Continue reading IIHS Lists the Safest Used Cars for Teens
One of the top requirements for people who shop for a new car has everything to do with safety. And not just seat belts, air bags and anti-lock brakes — today’s consumers want features that mitigate crashes, reduce injuries and save lives. To that end, both the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and the … Continue reading 2015 Cars and SUVs with the Best Safety Ratings
Distracted driving is not just a nuisance, it’s also a killer. Indeed, in 2013, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 3,154 people were killed due to distracted driving. That represents nearly 1 in 10 motor vehicle deaths. Behind the grim statistics are the grieving families and friends suffering because of such senselessness. … Continue reading Driver Safety: Distracted Driving Awareness
When it’s time to buy a car for your teenager, parents think first of a car’s safety. Few, if any, would be surprised to learn that teens are involved in fatal or police-reported crashes at a rate nearly three times that of adult drivers. In the event their child is in a crash, they want … Continue reading Buying a Car for Your Teen isn’t as Complicated as You Think
Car safety features are getting more sophisticated and technologically advanced everyday. Watch this week’s CARFAX Friday Video find out which Top 5 safety features have had the biggest impact.
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