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June 26, 2017

Legal Marijuana Tied to Crash Increase

Three states that have legalized recreational cannabis see a 3% overall increase in collision claim frequencies, according to the Highway Loss Data Institute.

June 18, 2017

Failure to Yield

First responders in West Lafayette, Ind., discuss what stakes are involved when drivers fail to yield to emergency vehicles. This report also includes video of close calls caused by drivers who failed to yield. Video courtesy of WLFI-TV. For the full fleet safety tip on how drivers should respond to an approaching siren, click here.

June 18, 2017

Safety Tip: When You Hear an Approaching Siren

Here’s driving-safety advice, provided by the Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles, on how to respond to a siren coming from an approaching emergency vehicle.

June 14, 2017

Which Weekday Has the Fewest Road Deaths?

Data from the National Vital Statistics System reveals which day of the week sees the fewest number of crash fatalities.

June 13, 2017

Sprinter Vans Recalled for Tire Labels

The recall covers 1,257 Mercedes-Benz and Freightliner Sprinter 2500 and 3500 vans in the 2016 model year.

June 12, 2017

Safety Tip: Responding to a Traffic Stop

The Massachusetts Registry of Motor Vehicles offers advice on what to do when a police officer pulls over your vehicle.

June 7, 2017

Driver Visual Awareness Slows During Conversations

Research from the University of Iowa finds that even a simple conversation creates an "attention disengagement" lag that affects a driver’s reaction time.

June 5, 2017

Safety Tip: Peripheral Awareness

Here's advice from the California Department of Motor Vehicles to help drivers improve their peripheral awareness and avoid side collisions.

June 2, 2017

Four States Win Grants to Battle Drowsy Driving

Iowa, Maryland, Nevada and Tennessee have each won a $15,000 grant to spend on efforts to prevent drowsy driving.

June 1, 2017

Wash. Gets Stricter Distracted Driving Law

The new state law, which takes effect July 23, prohibits driver use of handheld electronic devices.

June 1, 2017

How Preventative Maintenance Can Improve Driver Safety

Regularly monitoring tire pressure, brakes, windshield wipers, and vehicle recalls can help make a vehicle a safer place to do business.

May 26, 2017

Safety Tip: Tire Maintenance

In recognition of National Tire Safety Week, here are some tire maintenance tips from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

May 26, 2017

How to Maintain Your Tires

John Nielsen of AAA offers advice on tire maintenance. Video courtesy of AAA. For more tire safety tips, provided by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, click here.

May 24, 2017

Ford Recalls Pickups, SUVs for Seat Back Weld

The recall involves 2,195 2017-model year Ford F-150 pickups, Explorer SUVs and Super Duty pickups in the U.S.

May 23, 2017

Michigan Adds Connected Car Upgrades to I-75

3M is supplying special lane markings, signage and dedicated short-range communication devices for installation on a stretch of I-75.

May 22, 2017

Understanding Air Bag Deployment

This video sheds some light on just how quickly air bags deploy when needed. Video courtesy of National Geographic via YouTube. For the full safety tip, click here.

May 22, 2017

Safety Tip: Preventing Injuries Tied to Air Bags

Drivers can take certain measures to mitigate the risk of serious injury arising from air bag deployment. Here are some tips from the Kansas Department of Revenue’s Division of Vehicles.

May 19, 2017

Memorial Holiday Road Deaths to Rise 12%

The National Safety Council estimates more than 400 people might die in vehicle crashes during the upcoming Memorial Day holiday period -– a 12% jump from recent years.

May 18, 2017

Four Automakers Settle Lawsuit Tied to Takata Recall

BMW, Mazda, Subaru and Toyota agree to pay a total of $553 million to resolve a lawsuit seeking compensation for customers affected by the air bag inflator recall.

May 17, 2017

Q. How can windshield-mounted cameras and other devices meet the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulation (FMCSR) section 5301 safety standard while not causing an obstruction?

A. Windshield mounted devices should never obstruct a driver's view. Based on the design of the vehicle and the device itself, exact placement will shift but...

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