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At National Safety Commission, we are dedicated to driver safety and driver improvement. One of the simplest and most fundamental ways of helping individuals become safer drivers is through education. This collection of online resources, news articles, and blog posts can help you familiarize yourself with pressing matters and the topics of the day.
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If you own or operate an automobile, it's very important to keep up with the maintenance of your vehicle. You may feel as if you don't know that much about cars, but you don't need to be a professional mechanic to check or even be aware of the various issues that can and often do unfold. When it comes to vehicle maintenance, the following tips could prove to be quite useful. After all, if you catch a problem sooner rather than later, it will most likely be less expensive to fix.Read More
Are you currently suffering from the winter blues? There may not be any plans for travel in your near future, at least not via automobile. However, if you're looking for beautiful routes to take once the weather breaks and spring finally comes into full swing, then you may find this article to be quite helpful. From the State of California to the Florida Keys, these highway tips and trips should not be skipped over.Read More
As winter comes blasting into full swing, most areas will soon find (if they haven't already) roadways and highways to be quite dangerous and difficult to travel on. Tackling the roads in winter months can be a much tougher task than doing so in the spring or summer months. It's important to be aware of these severe conditions and take the necessary precautions to keep safe. Avoid making the following mistakes that are usually associated with driving in winter months:Read More
When it comes to selling a product, it seems that celebrities tend to know best, right? After all, stars have been seen pushing everything from shampoo to hamburgers. One of the most popular items often peddled by a famous individual is a vehicle. Does this marketing tactic actually influence a buyer's choice? It's hard to say. Though the argument that an actor or singer's opinion does have some weight on the issue could definitely be made, as car companies in and out of America continue to use this method of advertising to sell automobiles.Read More
Automobile accidents often happen quickly and randomly. Though the common crash can't always be predicated, there are certain activities that repeatedly and obviously lead to a wreck taking place. These various actions usually include: drinking and driving, speeding, texting while driving, and becoming distracted at the wheel. Though it's sometimes clear what may cause a crash, it's not always known what proper steps should be taken after said crash has occurred. Below, you will find some helpful tips on how to proceed after being involved in an automobile accident.Read More
In general, the task of driving can be quite dangerous. It doesn't matter what route you take or which type of vehicle you choose to drive, every time you get behind the wheel, you stand the chance of being involved in an automobile accident. However, there are times when driving and being on the open road can be more hazardous than others. Take a look at the some of the riskiest periods to be traveling.Read More
Depending on your location, winter is quickly approaching. Soon enough, the fall leaves and fog will be replaced with snow, sleet, ice, and other hazardous situations that can make roadways unsafe for traveling. If you have no choice but to venture out for work, school, or other unavoidable commitments, you may wish to accessorize your vehicle with appropriate additions for inclement and unpredictable weather conditions. Below, you will find a list of products that could possibly assist you when driving this season.Read More
DUI season officially starts on the Wednesday before Thanksgiving and doesn't end until after New Year's Day - also a time considered to be the "holiday season." The Wednesday before Thanksgiving, also known as "Black Wednesday" or "Blackout Wednesday," is a popular time to drink, as college kids are home from school, relatives are visiting, and no one has to get up and go to work the next day. December also happens to be National Drunk and Drugged Driving Prevention Month. It seems that many people drink during these couple of months due to various celebrations, parties, and family gatherings taking place. Take a look at common holidays (not those just presented in winter months) that produce numerous DUI citations and fatalities.Read More