Latest Driving & DMV Information Mar 2015

Cyclists Need to Follow Rules of the Road For the Common Good

by Lisa on Mar 27, 2015.
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Approximately 3,000 cyclists are killed or severely injured each year. A recent study indicates cyclists themselves can be responsible for these accidents, as the study found that 42% of cyclists do not follow road rules, such as stopping at a stop sign at an intersection. Interestingly, the National Highway Institute also found in a 2014 study that 24% of fatal bicycle injuries occurred to those with BAC levels of .08% or higher and 37% of crashes involved cyclists who had been drinking. ... Read More

Drowsy Driving Comparable to Driving Under The Influence

by Lisa on Mar 12, 2015.
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Drowsy driving, once considered a fairly benign issue, finds itself under target with an increase in legislation making the offense either a misdemeanor or a felony depending on specific state law. The Drowsy Driving Reduction Act of 2015 creates a task force to analyze the issue and make recommendations for federal regulation within 18 months. Is drowsy driving really such a problem? The National Sleep Foundation believes it is a very serious issue. As sponsors of the Drowsy Driving Re... Read More