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Archives: Nov 2017

Distracted at the Wheel: Car Infotainment Systems

One would think the increased use of hands-free phones and other devices would increase drivers’ focused attention on the road. Sadly, that isn’t the case. In fact, the increase in car infotainment systems is bringing MORE opportunity for distraction rather than the intended purposes of...

Stay Safe This Halloween

October 31st brings another year of tricks and treats as we celebrate Halloween across the nation. This night presents many challenges, compounded by Daylight Saving Time that brings nightfall sooner – usually right around rush hour. Kids are out in force, some accompanied by parents;...

The 10 Safest New Cars to Buy

Southern California has a lot of cars, and that means we have a lot of car accidents. Safety remains an important selling point for many consumers when searching for the right car to buy. We are looking for state-of-the-art features that can ensure their safety on...

Tesla’s Auto Pilot Failure: Partly to Blame for Fatal Crash

The US National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) recently revealed that Tesla’s autopilot system was to blame – in part — for a fatal crash involving a Model S collision with a lorry – a British term for a truck that transports goods. The finding was...

School’s in Session: Traffic Ramps Up, Accidents Increase

Staying safe on the roadway this fall Have you noticed a big uptick in freeway traffic the past couple of weeks? That’s because school’s back in — and with it comes increased traffic and more people out on the roadways. This means yellow buses jamming...

Motor Vehicle Deaths Dropping Slightly So Far This Year

During the first half of 2017, statistics show that motor vehicle deaths have fallen to an estimated 18,680 fatalities. However, this number is still eight percent higher than the statistics from just two years ago in 2015, according to the National Safety Council. However, while...