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July 4th 2016: Code Red Traffic

by Lisa on Jun 29, 2016.
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Get Ready. Experts are forecasting: The. Worst. Traffic. Ever. Low gas prices are expected to fuel more cars on the road this July 4th than ever before. According to AAA, almost 43 million Americans will be on the roads between Thursday, June 30, and Monday, July 4. Here’s a breakout of some of the most popular regional traffic reports. "Washington Post predicts traffic will be bad essentially Friday 8am-8pm, Saturday morning until noon and Monday from 11am-6pm in the Washing... Read More
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MADD and Uber Join Forces to Fight Summertime Drunk Driving

by Lisa on Jun 22, 2016.
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Road traffic crashes remain the number one killer of young adults ages 15-29. Summertime can be a particularly dangerous time to drive, with deaths rising during summer months. Many of these deaths are due to drunk driving during summertime celebrations. This month, MADD and Uber are launching a summer-long joint campaign geared towards encouraging those drinking to find a safe ride home. Uber started out as an app, created when two friends had trouble finding a cab one snowy night in... Read More
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Memorial Day Traffic Alerts and Traffic Tips

by Lisa on May 27, 2016.
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Memorial Day Delivers Summer….. And Traffic! Here are some excerpts from top articles on Memorial Day Traffic and what to look out for this weekend. Read and beware. Or, actually, we recommend avoiding the traffic but just finding a pool or body of water and kicking back with sunscreen on a float. It’s summer time!!!! "CNN reports:":http://www.cnn.com/2016/05/26/health/memorial-day-weekend-deadly-traffic/index.html A new report by the National Safety Council estimates that 439 Ame... Read More

Graduated Licensing: How It May Save Your Child's Life

by Lisa on May 21, 2016.
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One of the biggest milestones of the teenage years for many Americans is learning to drive and getting a driver’s license. Teen driving can be a high point, and for some, it can be a low point. According to State Farm, motor vehicle accidents are the leading cause of teen fatalities. States now feature a graduated licensing program geared towards decreasing teen deaths. h1. What is Graduated Licensing? Graduated Licensing is the process outlined in each state for a teenager to gradu... Read More

You Will Have Automatic Emergency Braking by 2022

by Lisa on May 10, 2016.
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Automatic emergency braking will be coming your way! The U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety announced that automakers have joined to commit to offering this feature in all automobiles by 2022. The group of automakers covers 99% of the vehicles on the road in the United States today. What is Automatic Emergency Braking? "ZF TRW":https://www.trw.com/integrated_systems/active_passive_systems/auto... Read More