How to Dismiss a Ticket

How to Dismiss a Ticket

Even the most careful drivers among us can make a mistake and receive a ticket. The good news is that there are multiple ways to dismiss a ticket. Fighting your traffic ticket may be a good option when the consequence threatens your bank account, your driver’s...
Will A Speeding Ticket Affect My Insurance?

Will A Speeding Ticket Affect My Insurance?

By Patrick Mileham DriveSafe Online Contributing Writer Speeding tickets are part of your driving record so they may increase the amount you pay for insurance. That’s the bad news. The good news is there are several factors that must occur to actually trigger a rate...
Tips to Avoid Hydroplaning

Tips to Avoid Hydroplaning

By Patrick Mileham DriveSafe Online Contributing Writer Driving in bad weather can be dangerous. Rain, sleet, snow, high winds and extreme temperatures can affect road conditions, impair your visibility, and impact your driving capabilities and performance. More than...
DSO Travelogue: Biggest Roadside Attractions

DSO Travelogue: Biggest Roadside Attractions

Does this sound familiar? You are driving down the interstate minding your own business when you see it; a distressed, hand-painted sign sitting near the bend of the road. “See the World’s Biggest [fill in the blank].” Or maybe, “Don’t Miss the World’s Smallest [fill...
Quiz: Are You an Aggressive Driver?

Quiz: Are You an Aggressive Driver?

Do you know that aggressive driving accounts for two out of every three traffic fatalities? Or that half of those who encounter aggressive behavior from other drivers react with some form of aggression as well? Do these statistics worry you? They should. In fact,...
INFOGRAPHIC: Distracted Driving

INFOGRAPHIC: Distracted Driving

Distracted driving: any activity that diverts attention from driving, including talking or texting on your phone, eating and drinking, taking to people in your vehicle, fiddling with the stereo, entertainment, or navigation system – anything that takes your...