Alcohol-related Auto Safety Technology That May Save Lives

Drunk driving-related accidents and fatalities may become a thing of the past as revolutionary technology is in the works to stop intoxicated drivers from ever being able to drive. Unlike the unreliable and inaccurate readings that ignition interlock devices often produce, a breath-based or touch-based system would instantly and accurately detect whether or not a […]

Top Reasons Why Car Accidents Happen

There are lots of reasons why car accidents happen on the road however, many of these accidents are avoidable. In this helpful inforgraphic, we take a look at some of the top reasons why crashes happen. Special thanks to the Maurer Law Firm, PPLC.

Going Home for the Holidays? Get There Safely!

Being involved in a car accident is just a terrible experience. Motor vehicle accidents are be stressful, time-consuming, costly, and even scary. When there are serious injuries, loss of life, and extensive property damage, car accidents can also be very traumatic. Being in a car accident around the holidays is even worse because it’s a […]

There Are No Accidents, Just Bad Decisions

We use the term “accident” when referring to car wrecks and other collisions, because most of them are unintentional. But there’s a big problem with that. It’s just too easy to slide from unintentional to unavoidable, in our minds. And that makes it far too easy to overlook the bad decisions that lead to these […]

National Collegiate Alcohol Awareness Week

The third week in October has been designated National College Alcohol Awareness Week (NCAAW). This year that falls on October 17th through the 21st. Over 1,000 campuses across the U.S. are participating this year. The purpose of NCAAW is to raise awareness and teach students about alcohol abuse, drunk driving, and other dangers surrounding substance […]

Buzzed Driving? Why Staying Under the Legal Limit May Not Be Good Enough

When the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) released its Most Wanted List for 2016, one of its 10 points was to Eliminate Substance Impairment in Transportation. To that end, the federal agency, again, recommended that all states lower the legal limit on alcohol while driving to a BAC of .05 or lower. The NTSB first […]

When Did St. Patrick’s Day become a Drinking Holiday?

St. Patrick’s Day has been celebrated on March 17th for hundreds of years. A special exception is made allowing Catholics, and other who observe Lent, to indulge and celebrate in honor of the saint. In the early to mid-1900’s pubs in Ireland were closed on St. Patrick’s Day to prevent drinking to excess. That law […]

Spring Break? More Like Spring Broke

Most college and high school students look forward to spring break as a high point of the year. A roaring week of freedom and good times to break up the monotony as the school year draws to a close. The counterpoint to a family-centered winter break. But for far too many, spring break ends in […]

What You Should Know About Rear-End Collisions

Rear-end collisions account for approximately 40% of all auto accidents in the United States each year, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A rear-end collision can happen at any time and can result in serious injuries. Common Causes of Rear-End Collisions Though not an all-encompassing list, the following are the most common causes […]