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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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The Best Vehicle Accessories for Winter
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
Holiday Drinking and Driving
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
5 Safety Tips for Upcoming Holiday Weekends
It's nearing that time again - time to celebrate another holiday weekend! And though you may have exciting reunions and time off of work on the brain, it's important to stay safe when en route to family functions and social gatherings. Whether you're driving by yourself or with friends, make sure to travel cautiously this upcoming Thanksgiving weekend, and each holiday weekend that follows.Read More
Common Injuries Associated with Automobile Accidents
Automobile accidents are quite common and can happen rather sporadically. There are several reasons as to why a car crash can take place. Various factors of each collision will also determine the type and severity of an injury that could possibly occur. For example, how fast you're traveling and the number of vehicles involved can influence the seriousness of a wreck. However, there are frequent types of injuries that regularly transpire, such as:Read More
Top Vehicles Selected by Thieves
The National Insurance Crime Bureau has recently released a study detailing the top vehicles selected by car thieves in 2012. When considering different types of automobiles thieves would most likely migrate towards, expensive and flashy types of cars undoubtedly come to mind (i.e. a Mercedes, Lexus, BMW, Range Rover, etc.); however, it may come as a surprise to discover that thieves actually tend to choose older, less expensive models and brands of cars. The main reason behind this fact is rather obvious: these vehicles tend to have outdated anti-theft technology. Take a look at the top ten automobiles that made the list.Read More
Methods to Help You Avoid a Car Accident
Whether you've been driving for years or have just recently obtained a license, there are plenty of factors that can cause an accident to occur. Though there are definitely specific obstacles you can't control, there are also a range of actions you can avoid doing to hopefully prevent a wreck from taking place. You will find methods below that will not only help to ensure your safety every time you're on the road, but the safety of others, too.Read More
Tips to Help You Stay Awake at the Wheel
Are you currently preparing to take a long distance trip? Sure, when you decide to plan a cross country journey with friends, family, or even solo, you stand the potential of having a great time -prior to and after reaching your destination. However, when you put yourself in a situation where you will be driving a long distance, up to hours at a time, you face the risk of falling asleep at the wheel. Follow these useful tips to help ensure you keep both eyes wide open during the travel time of your voyage:Read More
Famous Films featuring Famous Cars
There are plenty of films in which the storyline and lead actors are overshadowed by a prop-a car. In fact, there are some movies that the vehicle itself is considered to be the actual star of the project. Take a look at the following list of automobiles that have made an impact on the Hollywood scene:Read More
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This collection of links will point you in the direction of some helpful resources and guides.
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