Car Accidents

School’s Out for Summer!

Noble McIntyre on June 9, 2015

No more pencils, no more books… another school year has come to a close, and that means one thing: The kids are free!! Well, maybe not exactly free, but they are out in droves, enjoying the summer weather and their newfound freedom from the classroom. Whether you’re a parent or not, that also means that […]

Oklahoma Lawmakers: Get Uninsured Drivers Off the Roads!

Noble McIntyre on March 3, 2015

Oklahoma has a dubious distinction: It is the number one state with respect to the number of uninsured drivers on the road. 25 percent of motorists, or one in four, is uninsured and driving illegally. Insurance Commissioner John Doak helped push a bill through the Legislature in 2013 that created the Temporary Motorist Liability Program.

Oklahoma Police Officer Killed in the Line of Duty by Distracted Driver

Noble McIntyre on February 10, 2015

Every police officer knows that each time the uniform goes on, he or she could be putting himself or herself in danger. What that danger will be is unknown until the officer sees how that shift unfolds. At one time or another, almost every law enforcement officer will need to make a routine traffic stop, […]

Staying Safe on Wintry Roads

Noble McIntyre on November 18, 2014

If you’re like most Oklahomans, you awoke to the news this morning that we’ve had our first blast of wintry weather for this season. That means that you’re scrambling your schedules because schools are closed, modifying your work commute and, hopefully, allowing extra time to get to your destinations today. There are always a few […]

Knowing Your Frontal Air Bag

Noble McIntyre on November 4, 2014

If your passenger car or light truck was manufactured in 2006 or later, you have advanced frontal air bags. While air bags are designed to make your experience as a driver or passenger safer, you still need to know some potentially life-saving facts in order to use them to the fullest potential.

Peace of Mind: Knowing your Vehicle’s Recall History

Noble McIntyre on October 14, 2014

You hear every day in the news about huge numbers of vehicles being recalled – sometimes the defects are small, but other times they can be serious and could affect the safety of your vehicle if not corrected. Often, the recall notices can be confusing. Sometimes recalls affect only certain models from certain years… the […]

Back to School Safety, Part III: Teen Drivers

Noble McIntyre on August 26, 2014

Having your teen behind the wheel can be a nerve-wracking experience for a parent. After all, teen driving statistics can be downright scary. As the school year approaches, more kids are going to be driving back and forth to school, so this is a great time for a refresher talk with your teen about being […]

Traffic Laws Review: Staying Safe on the Roads

Jeremy Thurman on August 5, 2014

In the news this week, Oklahomans are talking about whether it’s legal to turn right on red if there are two turn lanes and you’re in the left-most lane. The answer? The Oklahoman’s Don Gammill says yes. However, you must first be sure that there are no signs that specify that you cannot do a […]

Click it or Ticket: Cracking Down on Proper Seatbelt Use

Noble McIntyre on May 27, 2014

“Click it or Ticket”, which is currently taking place now through June 1st, is not new in Oklahoma. It’s part of an annual effort to encourage proper seat belt use. Oklahoma law requires that drivers and front-seat passengers over 13 years old must have a properly fastened seat belt at all times when a vehicle […]

How Do You Know When it’s Time to Give Up Driving?

Jeremy Thurman on April 1, 2014

Aging can be a scary thing in a lot of respects — whether it’s your own aging progression or watching that of a loved one. There are new medical issues to worry about, maybe you feel that your memory isn’t what it once was, or you could be looking at other financial or social difficulties.

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