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Safe Driving Tips for Cars with Motorcycles on the Road

More than 4,956 motorcyclists were killed in 2015 according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. With a sizeable increase in the number of motorcycles on the road in recent years, drivers must practice safer driving while sharing the road. Here are three things you can do to help keep the motorcyclists safe as well…
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Road Debris: In the way on the way

Imagine you’re driving to a friend’s place, it’s dark, and you suddenly approach a large tree branch in the road. How do you react? Do you slam on your brakes, risking who’s behind you possibly rear-ending you? Do you swerve left into oncoming traffic? Or right and possibly into a ditch? With only a split…
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4 of the most Dangerous Types of Accidents

Truly, all types of automobile accident can be fatal. Below are some of the types of car or truck accidents that are often the most injury causing, life changing, and fatal. Head-On Collisions Beginning with the most dramatic, head-on crashes need no introduction. Head-on collisions make an example of Newtons Third Law: for every action,…
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Symptoms and Side-Effects of Whiplash

There are several common causes of whiplash: car or cycling accidents, falls from horseback riding, contact sports or other falls and accidents in which the head jerks back violently.  How do you know if you have whiplash? If you have been in an accident like those listed you may have neck pain, headaches at the…
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