We are all aware that speed is one of the biggest factors in fatal road collisions and it is in everyone’s best interests to encourage all road users to avoid exceeding the speed limit.
Even though there doesn’t seem to be much difference when you are driving a car between 30 and 40mph, in fact, if you were to hit a pedestrian, their risk of death is four times greater at the higher speed. This is a sobering thought and one which should make us all reassess how fast we are driving.
In addition, driving above the speed limit can also incur serious penalties including: points on your driving license; monetary fines; and even the loss of your license for a serious issue or repeated offenses.
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Our roadways are filled with hurried, commuting drivers running late for work or to an appointment. Tailgating, aggressive driving, speeding, and failure to be courteous on the road are all aspects of bad road etiquette. Bad road etiquette leads to unsafe drivers and unsafe drivers are ultimately the cause of many preventable car accidents. Becoming […] Continue reading →
Did you ever see a crazy driver and wish you could just snatch them out of their car and shake them? I have. Did you ever see another driver do something stupid and then flip you “the bird” as if it were your fault? I have. Do you know one of these drivers and wonder […] Continue reading →