How to Handle a Vehicle Emergency

How to Handle a Vehicle Emergency

Handling Vehicle Emergencies Tire Failure In 2003, 78,392 crashes occurred as a result of tire failure, which led to 414 fatalities and 10,275 injuries (NHTSA, 2012) These statistics are pretty severe, but it’s possible that the drivers simply...
Crash Dynamics: Speed on Force of Impact

Crash Dynamics: Speed on Force of Impact

Understanding Crash Dynamics: Speed on Force of Impact Speeding is a critical factor in accidents Since 2003, speeding has been a factor of nearly one-third of crash deaths! This sounds like a lot of accidents attributed to a single factor, but...
Stopping Distance in Relation to Speed

Stopping Distance in Relation to Speed

Stopping Distance at High Speeds When you travel at a high speed, you reduce the time that you have to identify a situation, press the brake in response, and slow down your car These three components, the perception, reaction and stopping distances...
Three Collisions in a Crash

Three Collisions in a Crash

Crash Dynamics: The First, Second, and Third Collision A collision happens when a car strikes another object, but that isn’t all there is to know There are actually two and sometimes three collisions that take place in any given car crash The...
Defensive Driving

Defensive Driving

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Florida Learners Permit Rules | Florida Learners Permit Requirements

Florida Learners Permit Rules | Florida Learners Permit Requirements

What are the Florida Learners Permit Rules You qualify to get a restricted license, also known as a learner's permit once you turn 15 years old It is an exciting time for drivers, but it's very important to understand all of the rules so you can...
Is My License Suspended?

Is My License Suspended?

Is my license suspended A driver’s license can be suspended for many reasons, ranging from unpaid fines and the accumulation of points from repeat traffic violations to serious violations (such as a DUI) Even if these don’t apply to you, there...
Mixing Alcohol and Marijuana

Mixing Alcohol and Marijuana

Combining Alcohol and Marijuana Use Around the world, the most commonly used drugs are alcohol, marijuana and tobacco Although most people that use these most likely have a preference, there are a lot of people that use these common drugs together...
Distracted Driver Awareness Month

Distracted Driver Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month Distracted driving is anything that takes your attention off of the road This can include cell phones, navigation devices, other people inside the vehicle, along with general inattentiveness While it...