Prom night is a fun night for many teens, but it can become dangerous quickly. For parents who know what it was like to be a teen in the past, prom might signal emotions of a night where DUIs and drinking were prominent. What can a teen do to be safe on prom night? There are quite a few ideas.
You were at a stop light when you heard screeching brakes behind you. The driver hadn't seen you at the light ahead, because she was too busy texting her friends. You knew the impact was coming, and in an instant, you were thrown forward. Your airbags deployed. You and your passengers are okay, but you did suffer some injuries.
If you're in a motorcycle crash, there are several things you should do. First, you should make sure you are okay and that anyone else in the collision is also physically okay. If not, call 911 and wait for medical help to arrive. If you have the ability to do so, you should render aid to anyone who is injured.
Super Bowl Sunday is here, and it's important to make sure you and your friends don't get behind the wheel while intoxicated. It's easy to have too much to drink when you're having a good time, so make a plan in advance to get home safely, so you don't do something you'll regret later.
According to the news from Dec. 26, new laws went into effect on Jan. 1 that could affect your driving experience. The story reports that several new transportation-related laws have gone into effect, including those related to child safety seats, lane splitting and the use of electronic devices inside vehicles. These are just a few, but some of the highlights, of the changes in the laws.
When you think of driving when distracted, you probably assume a person is drowsy, eating or paying attention to a digital device. The last thing you assume could be a distraction is talking to someone in your vehicle, but it can be and is a distraction in many cases.
Victor Valley has seen a spike in major traffic accidents over just a few weeks, a trend that is frustrating to observe because of the many lives that have suffered or been ended. However, the trend is also difficult to understand from the standpoint that no direct contributing factors can readily identified.
The state laws that govern transportation are constantly being adjusted and updated to reflect growing understanding in safety and traffic issues.
A nationally respected watchdog group for the automotive industry has issued a disheartening warning to parents in a report that draws from over 50 years of data to discern where it safest and least safe to place a child in a vehicle. According to the report, The Center for Auto Safety claimed children in a rear seat position may meet a grizzly death if the seat in front of them is also occupied.
Driving is such a common element of our everyday lives that it's easy to forget just how dangerous it can be to get behind the wheel of a vehicle. One driver learned this the hard way recently when he began exhibiting erratic behavior and crashing his car into two other vehicles before ultimately colliding with a the concrete base of a light pole. The impact with the light pole sent debris flying, some of which struck nearby pedestrians.