If you are like many others, driving all the time is something you did before life changed when Covid-19 hit our country. Because so many people are either not working or working from home, traffic volume is way down across the United States. While the roads are far from empty, the number of cars on the road is down across the board, creating easier commutes and something you may not expect – no decline in fatal traffic accidents. With … Read more
How using your smartphone as a dashcam can help protect you
If a picture is worth a thousand words, then video is priceless.
These days, everything is being recorded. With the ubiquity of smartphones, we have the ability to capture moments at a second’s notice. From social media to home security and even traffic lights, video technology is everywhere.
Enter dashcams. Even if you haven’t been following the hype surrounding dashcams here in the U.S., you’ve probably at least seen … Read more
After a car accident in Charlotte or elsewhere in North Carolina, your first step should be to make sure everyone is safe and try to move off the road if possible. Then, call 9-1-1 and specifically ask for an ambulance.
When the police come, they may take a statement from you and any other drivers involved. Meanwhile, paramedics can evaluate your injuries and let you know if you need to go to the hospital. If they say you do, don’t … Read more
Tourist season is kicking into full gear. If you are in the Carolinas, chances are you may be heading to the beach for your much deserved vacation. No one ever wants to get sick or hurt; especially on a trip. Knowing how to avoid common vacation injuries and accidents can help ensure that you and your family have a wonderful time from beginning to end. Keep you and your family safe and happy by protecting yourselves from the most common … Read more
If you had your choice, chances are you would ride out a blizzard or severe snowstorm from the comfort of your couch. Few people, if any, want to find themselves trapped in their car during extreme weather scenarios. If you should ever find yourself in such a situation, don’t panic! Cooler heads always prevail.
With winter almost upon us, it’s a good idea to brush up on what you know about surviving in your vehicle. Preparation can save lives! … Read more
Are you afraid of Halloween? If you’re an adult, the chances are that you are actually looking forward to being scared. Halloween is the perfect holiday for harmless frights. The unfortunate truth is that not all frights are as harmless as you may believe. Some can be downright terrifying.
Tourist season is kicking into full swing. Whether you are visiting Charlotte or live in the city and are visiting elsewhere, knowing how to avoid common vacation accidents can help ensure that you and your family have a wonderful time from beginning to end.
An injury or illness during a vacation can grind things to a halt. Keep you and your family safe and able to enjoy your break by protecting yourselves from the most common issues that arise during family … Read more
If you drive on the highway on a regular basis, it’s fair to say that you have driven near an 18-wheeler. For many people, the thought of cruising along side a large truck is nerve wracking. Your heart speeds up, your blood pressure rises and you become anxious. This is completely normal. Considering that a semi truck is a very large and fast moving vehicle, it’s easy to see how people may become stressed when having to drive near a … Read more
According to recent statistics, there have been more than 700 children since 1998 that have passed away after being left in hot cars. This year so far, 12 children have died in hot cars. While it is clearly the children who suffer most, parents and guardians of these children are understandably devastated. These horrible accidents can be prevented — and should be.
Representative Tim Ryan (D-Ohio) wants to make sure that these tragedies stop. Ryan introduced a bill into the legislature … Read more
Summer may not be in full swing quite yet, but we are getting close. With the rise of the temperatures and the availability of sunshine, we will soon begin to see an uptick in warm-weather accidents. Here are some of those dangers and how you and your family can avoid them.
1. Car Accidents
Studies have shown that more teenagers are killed in vehicle collisions between Memorial and Labor Days than any other time of year. It doesn’t mean that … Read more
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