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Should You Back Your Vehicle Into Parking Spaces?

Should You Back Your Vehicle Into Parking Spaces?

It’s no secret that many drivers have trouble reversing their vehicle. Many times, it’s either their own lack of mobility or the feeling that nothing bad will really happen while driving in reverse. Regardless of the reason, collisions do occur when backing, but that...

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Is Driving While Sick Worth The Risk?

Is Driving While Sick Worth The Risk?

26% of U.S. workers go to work when they are sick, according to MarketWatch. You might think that clocking in when you’re feeling under the weather will earn you brownie points at work and ensure that the job gets done. However, driving with certain illnesses can make...

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Simple Tips for Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

Simple Tips for Preventing Slips, Trips and Falls

A summer weekend is a good time to do some gardening or finally fix those broken roof tiles. But before you start climbing, take a moment to think about your safety. Over 36,000 people fell to their deaths in 2017 and almost 8.6 million—more people than the population...

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5 Steps You Should Take After a Vehicle Accident

5 Steps You Should Take After a Vehicle Accident

There's no real way to prepare for a motor vehicle accident. They occur in an instant and can have a huge impact on your life. You can, however, prepare a game plan in case you suffer an accident to protect both your physical and financial health. Below are the first...

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8 Ways to Instantly Become a Better Driver

8 Ways to Instantly Become a Better Driver

Driving is not a right as much as it is a responsibility. Due to the testing and training involved with operating a motor vehicle, not everybody is knowledgeable or healthy enough to drive. Safe driving requires skill, constant focus, and a not-so-insignificant amount...

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Drowsy Driving: What to Do and How to Avoid It

Drowsy Driving: What to Do and How to Avoid It

Ever wonder how life would be if you weren’t so busy? Many of us spend a lot of hours working so we can provide for our family. It’s in our nature to ensure we earn enough money to put a roof over our heads, food on the table and if there’s any money remaining,...

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Common Causes of Rear-End Collisions

Common Causes of Rear-End Collisions

You’re taught many things in drivers’ ed, including where to place your hands on the wheel, the rules of the road, and how to parallel park. Driver’s education courses rarely devote much time or effort to teaching you how to specifically avoid collisions like rear-end...

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Health Focus: Stress, Nicotine and Your Heart

Health Focus: Stress, Nicotine and Your Heart

Heart disease is responsible for one in four deaths in the United States, ending the life of some 610,000 people every year, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   The most common type of heart disease is coronary heart disease...

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Do You Really Think Speeding Is Worth It?

Do You Really Think Speeding Is Worth It?

Think back in time. Do you remember life when it wasn't so busy? Sometimes it's tough to fit everything you want to into your day/week/month/year. There's just so much we want and need to do. For many people, their day is just so packed between work, getting home,...

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5 Things All Drivers Need to Remember

5 Things All Drivers Need to Remember

Road safety is more important now than ever. With more people driving under the influence of alcohol and engaged in driving distracted, it is no surprise that the number of car accidents is on the rise.   The National Safety Council reported that car accident...

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Dealing With Road Rage

Dealing With Road Rage

We all have bad days. The reality is that it may not really be a bad day. In fact, when you examine them, bad days are more like bad moments. Despite what we may call them, these days do and can affect how we think and act behind the wheel. The change of mood can make...

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How to Combat Cold Stress

How to Combat Cold Stress

The mercury is approaching season lows, the holidays are over, family reunions are a distant memory and the reality of winter’s presence has finally sunk in. Yes, it’s January. But for many it also means workdays spent in chilly conditions, something which can be...

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