Car Accidents

Pokémon GO Accidents from Distracted Driving

Noble McIntyre on July 18, 2016

Danger, Pokémon ahead! To be fair, a Pokemon, itself, isn’t dangerous (or so I’m told), but the new game Pokémon GO, released by Niantic in July, is causing a stir — in part because it has already started to cause Pokémon GO accidents in cars. That’s right… what started as a fun mobile phone app […]

Volkswagen Emissions Recall Update

Noble McIntyre on April 26, 2016

Last fall, the news broke that there would be a huge Volkswagen recall that had to do with the manufacturer’s having falsified emissions tests. Some Volkswagens had been manufactured to include software that could misrepresent the amount of pollutants that cars were putting into the air. For consumers, this caused a lot of problems, including […]

Dangers of Driving on Flooded Roads

Noble McIntyre on April 13, 2016

April showers bring… well, you know the saying. But, sometimes, an “April shower” (or any downpour) is more than a shower. Heavy rains, especially in the spring, can cause severe flooding. Driving on flooded roads can be very dangerous. In any harsh weather situation, the best option is to stay off the roads, but that’s […]

Tire Safety: You’re Only as Safe as Your Vehicle

Noble McIntyre on April 5, 2016

Like any responsible vehicle owner, you probably keep track of certain maintenance needs—oil changes, belts and other things crucial to keeping your car working optimally and safely. But, how often do you think about your tires? Until you get a flat, you might think that everything’s just fine, but that’s not necessarily the case. Your […]

Common car accident injuries

Noble McIntyre on February 9, 2016

Car insurance industry statistics show that the average person will file a claim for a car collision about once every 18 years. That means that during your driving lifetime, you would be statistically likely to have three to four car accidents. This could mean anything from a parking lot fender-bender to serious injury collisions. The […]

Driving Tips for Seniors

Noble McIntyre on December 15, 2015

Should you, your parent, or another loved one still be driving? As people age, their driving abilities might diminish. However, many seniors can continue to drive well into their elder years if they take some steps to reduce risk factors and use extra caution. The first question to ask yourself or a loved one is […]

Tips for Avoiding a Car Accident

Noble McIntyre on November 17, 2015

Safety should be top of mind all the time, but especially during the holiday season, people might be concentrating on several different things at once, and they might be forgetting to take some simple precautions that could prevent disaster. But, a single moment of paying less attention to safety could mean a lifetime of pain […]

Aggressive Drivers: How to Handle Them

Noble McIntyre on October 13, 2015

What is an aggressive driver? Chances are you know one if you see one, but it’s kind of hard to explain what, exactly, that means. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) defines an aggressive driver as being when “an individual commits a combination of moving traffic offenses so as to endanger other persons or […]

Stay safe on the road this Labor Day weekend!

Noble McIntyre on September 1, 2015

There are always risks associated with car travel, but you can’t let that stop you from enjoying a holiday weekend. You can, however, brush up on a few tips to stay safe on the roads this Labor Day. Remember that there will be more cars on the road than usual. Holiday weekends always mean more […]

Self-driving Cars: Now a Reality

Noble McIntyre on August 11, 2015

Sometimes we talk about the “generation gap” in technology between our lives and our children’s, or our parents’. College students today never knew a world without the Internet. Or mobile phones. Or streaming music or video. They might not remember what it was like before Netflix (the service began streaming movies in 1999—today’s college students […]

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