How to Parallel Park Perfectly — Every Single Time
Are you a pro at parallel parking, or does it make you nervous? Parallel parking is an incredibly important driving skill, especially if you live or drive in a city. Whether you’re teaching a teen to drive, or you want to brush up on your own driving skills, we’ll cover...
A Handy Tire Wear Chart, Plus 3 Benefits of Tire Care
When was the last time you took a close look at your tires? And not just the sidewalls (the part of the tire that faces you), but an actual inspection of the treads, which face the pavement? If the answer is “never” or “the last time I had a flat,”...
7 Safety Tips to Conquer Driving in Rain
It’s no surprise that rainy weather can increase your chance of getting into an accident, but you may be shocked to know just how dangerous it can be. Moderate rain increases your risk of getting in a fatal car accident by 75%, while light rain increases the risk by 27%.1...
How to Stay Safe on the Road While Driving in Fog
Did you know more than 38,700 vehicle crashes per year happen in foggy conditions? And, unfortunately, more than 16,300 people are injured in these accidents.1 This much is clear: Fog can be one of the most common causes for accidents, so here are eight tips to stay safe when driving...
4 Facts and Statistics About Distracted Driving – Plus Ways to Help You Stay Focused
Every year, nearly 3,000 people die in car crashes due to distracted driving.1 These are preventable accidents, caused by someone not paying attention at the wheel. If you need motivation to keep your eyes on the road and stay focused, here are four facts and statistics about distracted driving. Fact...
How to Teach a Teen to Drive With Eight Helpful Tips
It feels like yesterday you were navigating the challenges of toddlers and tweens. Suddenly, you have a teen who’s learning to drive. As you prepare for this major milestone, you may be wondering how to keep your “not-so-little-one” safe while building their confidence as a driver. Fortunately, with a little...
Roadmap to Vehicle Safety
Before you get behind the wheel, your car has already been tested by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) to measure how well you and others are protected. Here’s what the NHTSA looks for and the features they recommend.
Making an Emergency Kit for Your Car
Stay prepared by storing an emergency kit in your vehicle. We’ve got tips on what to pack.
How Speed Limits Impact Safety
Here’s a look at how lowering the speed limit by even 5 mph changes a motorist’s behavior, according to research from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety.
How to Change a Flat Tire
Using a tire pressure gauge,1 inspect the spare’s air pressure to make sure it’s safe – temporary spares (T-Type) should...