According to research conducted by the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, teenage drivers are three times more likely to get into a car accident than older drivers. To avoid a huge jump in the cost of auto insurance premiums with the addition of a teenage driver, parents of upcoming teen drivers should take note of certain tips to help obtain lower automobile insurance premiums.
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The Florida Highway Patrol is partnering with the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration for the national 2016 “Click It or Ticket” campaign, which runs from May 23 through June 5. Law enforcement is promoting seat belt use as a method of preventing unnecessary serious bodily injuries and death.
AxleGeeks has compiled a list of the top 15 best vehicles for teen drivers. This list was generated based upon fuel efficiency, safety, and price, as well as 5-star ratings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and safety awards from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety. Additionally, each vehicle model earns more than 25 miles per gallon.
According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, large truck crashes resulted in over 104,000 injuries and 3,921 fatalities in 2012. That is the reason why safety on the road is so important, especially when it comes to big trucks. When we drive defensively, it can help reduce these devastating numbers.
On June 9, tbo.com reported a fatal semi truck accident that occurred recently in New Jersey. The incident occurred when a sleep-deprived semi truck driver crashed into the back of a limo, killing comedian James “Jimmy Mack” McNair and injuring comedian Tracy Morgan who suffered a broken femur, a broken nose and broken ribs. Morgan underwent surgery for his leg and is reported to be in critical condition at the time of this posting.