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Air Bags: Origins, Benefits, and the Future

Air Bags: Origins, Benefits, and the Future

Airbag Innovations: Understanding the History and Future of Air Bags Air bags are a vehicular feature you might not think about on a daily basis. Yet, you'll be glad they're there if you need them. Around in concept since 1953 and making their official automobile...

Road Rage: How Angry Driving Escalates Into Danger

Road Rage: How Angry Driving Escalates Into Danger

How Angry Driving Escalates Into Road Rage You're driving in the right lane and notice a driver tailgating you. A jammed acceleration lane prevents the driver from crossing over. You're going the speed limit. You remain at your normal speed, ignoring the driver. The...

How to Prevent Highway Hypnosis

How to Prevent Highway Hypnosis

How to Prevent Highway Hypnosis (White Line Fever) A phenomenon known as highway hypnosis is more common than you think, triggering drivers to "zone out" while they're behind the wheel, even when they're fully conscious. Have you ever snapped back into reality after...

Railroad Crossing Safety Tips for Drivers

Railroad Crossing Safety Tips for Drivers

Railroad Crossing Safety Tips Driving presents you with many dangers — and some of them come clearly marked. Although a railroad crossing may seem simple enough to pass safely, it's not as simple as driving over the tracks. Just consider the statistics. Between 2014...

How to Drive in a Roundabout: A Helpful Guide

How to Drive in a Roundabout: A Helpful Guide

How to Safely Drive in a Roundabout Roundabouts are a common sight in Europe and other nations, but the concept is still fairly new in most areas throughout the United States. If you're not sure how to drive in a roundabout, it's important to understand how to...

What is the Implied Consent Law?

What is the Implied Consent Law?

What is the Implied Consent Law? Here is What You Need to Know An average of 29 people die per day in the US due to drunk driving. It's no wonder that DUIs are a serious charge in this country. We're all taught that we shouldn't drink and drive. Yet few of us know...

No Game: What Is Tailgating?

No Game: What Is Tailgating?

What is Tailgating? It Is Not A Game. If you're driving a car at 60 miles per hour, how long do you think your stopping distance is? Would you guess the length of a football field? Understanding this, tailgating transitions from a pesky nuisance to an incredibly...

U-Turn Safety: A Risky Driving Maneuver

U-Turn Safety: A Risky Driving Maneuver

When is a U-Turn Legal and Safe? According to recent statistics, about a quarter of all US traffic fatalities are associated with intersections. While not all of these deaths are a result of illegal U-turns, many of them are, and trying to execute one at any of these...