Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report for 2017 released before deadliest driving day

Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report data July 4th independence day

Motorists headed out on July 4 may want to check out the stats from this nationwide insurance company. The annual Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report has now been released, identifying July 4th as yet again the deadliest day on the country’s roads. Motorists are being cautioned to have a close look at the data and to be very careful when they get behind the wheel on Independence Day. Allstate, for its part, has issued its report alongside a new safe driving campaign, in the hopes of improving the numbers. Despite…

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How to avoid accidents in bad weather conditions

Your ability to avoid accidents in bad weather conditions really depends on what you consider to be bad weather. For most of us it would be high winds, heavy rain, fog, snow, frost and most other winter weather. But for some, particularly hay fever sufferers, the spring and summer is arguably worse. High pollen counts can mean long sneezing fits, which can be a huge hazard if you are driving at the time. The summer sun can be pretty dangerous too; sometimes the sun temporarily blinds drivers and causes them…

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An Ounce of Prevention: 8 Precautions to Ensure Your Kids’ Safety on the Road

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When traveling with your kids, your first priority is keeping them safe. You’ve probably already taken some precautions like teaching them road rules and how important it is to wear a seatbelt, but there’s a lot more you can do to ensure your children’s protection in a car. Here are eight ideas for maximizing the safety of your family on the road. Clean Your Car and Perform Routine Maintenance Accidents happen, but there are ways to stay safe even in a collision. Secure all loose objects inside your car like toys or…

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5 Tips for Helping Your Child Become A Safe Driver

Once our child reaches the right age to start driver’s training, it is common to feel anxious. Not only do we fear for our child’s safety, but we also fear for the other people on the road. As a parent, it’s important to encourage your child to be a safe driver and with confidence. Although you can only do so much, here are five tips for helping your child become a safe driver: Explain the consequences When it comes to driving, there is always the chance of an accident. From getting…

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Tips for drivers to make their holiday travels safer

Data released by AAA has shown that this year, millions of Americans intend to drive to their family holiday celebrations, instead of flying. Alone, the week of Thanksgiving will place an estimated 38.2 million drivers on the roads. That represents about 90 percent of the total 42.5 million Americans who intend to travel this week. The addition of snow and ice to the driving surface can make conditions rather risky. In this light, motorists are reminded to be mindful of the dangers of winter driving, and have offered some suggestions…

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