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Safety Tips for Driving in Rain

Specific weather conditions require specific responses in addition to the rules of thumb mentioned before. Of all inclement weather situations, you're most likely to find yourself caught in the rain. In addition to our two rules of thumb above, you should also turn on...

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...

How Safe is Your Vehicle?

By Patrick Mileham DriveSafe Online Contributing Writer Over the past two decades auto manufacturers have re-engineered car and SUV designs with safety in mind. Even the past two years have introduced significant advancements in safety features like improved air bags...

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...

Beware: Road Trip Nightmare Ahead

By Amanda Cross DriveSafe Online Contributing Writer Does the idea of roaming the open road looking for wonder and awe over each hill and around each bend sound just about perfect to you? The whimsy and romance of a long road trip may make you want to just grab your...

DSO Travelogue: Biggest Roadside Attractions

By Patrick Mileham DriveSafe Online Contributing Writer 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...