Was it Really an Accident?

Was it Really an Accident?

Accident or Crash?   Cars collide every day. Vehicles are damaged, sometimes people are hurt, and tragically, lives are lost. But are they crashes or accidents? A growing movement seeks to reframe car accidents as crashes, and with good reason. According to the NHTSA, 94% of car crashes are caused by driver error. Those aren’t […]

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Have Traffic Laws Gone Mad?

Have Traffic Laws Gone Mad?

Do These Laws Make Sense? As engineers and police departments work to craft and maintain safe roads, people are sometimes left wondering why certain laws exist. Does this road really need to be one way? Does every corner need a stop sign? Are these annoying speed humps actually serving any purpose? In most cases, traffic laws are […]

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Nature and Traffic Calming

Nature and Traffic Calming

New Season, New Roads Every season has its own energy and each brings its own beauty to the landscape around us. In turn, each presents unique challenges  for safe driving, riding, and walking on local streets. From summer beach-traffic clogged roadways to autumn leaf covered lanes, and from snowy winter streets to wet spring pavement, every season’s roads are unique. […]

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Be Careful, It’s Raining! When Are You Most at Risk on the Roads?

We’ve all heard that refrain and variations of it dozens of times. “Be careful driving, it’s slippery out when it rains.” “The snow’s coming down hard, stay alert out there.” “It’s dark out, pay attention to the roads.” Of course, those statements are all true. When it’s raining, snowing, sleeting, or dark out, you should […]

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