Driving at night during winter months in Illinois poses major risks for collisions and injuries. Driving conditions such as darkness, snow, ice, potholes, and frozen slush on your windshield and headlights have an impact on your safety. The National Safety Council reports that traffic fatalities are three times greater at night. While road conditions and … Continue reading “The Dangers of Driving During the Winter”
Sharing the road with motorcycles is tricky at times, especially in heavy traffic. The mobility, quick acceleration, and frequent lane changes of motorcycles make accidents a risk for everyday drivers. While some drivers view motorcycles as a menace, most bikers are law abiding and simple prefer the feel of a ‘bike’ under them. With new … Continue reading “Motorcycle and Lane Splitting”
Distracted driving in Chicagoland is an undeniable problem. We’ve all seen drivers on cellphones, texting, eating lunch, applying makeup, or otherwise multitasking rather than focusing on the road. This is despite the fact that the dangers of distracted driving are well known – and some of these activities are against the law while behind the … Continue reading “The Perils of Distracted Driving”
Staged Car accidents endanger lives. Here are a few defensive driving tips that will help you avoid being victimized by a staged car accident!
Traffic. Traffic. Traffic. Back-to-school time always brings an increase in traffic on our roads. Our expressways rank among the most congested in the country. Plus, we navigate red-light cameras, runners, bikes, trucks, and, the ever-present ‘construction’. It’s no surprise that along with the increased congestion, there is an increase in crashes, collisions, and auto accidents. … Continue reading “Auto Accident Checklist”