Tag: road safety

Road safety in inclement weather (Infographic)

Road safety in inclement weather (Infographic)

Winter driving can be dangerous, especially in areas that expect an abundance of snowfall and inclement weather. Every year, thousands of people are injured in vehicle crashes that occur in snowy or icy conditions. It’s important to be prepared and take extra precautions on the road when dealing with wintry weather. We created the following […]

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Distracted driving crashes vastly underreported [Study]

Distracted driving crashes vastly underreported [Study]

By now, we’ve all heard the lectures: Don’t text and drive. Hang up and drive. Distracted driving causes crashes. According to a new study, we’re still not listening. Researchers at the University of the West of England in Bristol assert that the role of mobile phones in crashes is underreported by an alarming percentage. In […]

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Streetlights strongly affect pedestrians’ feelings of safety

Streetlights strongly affect pedestrians’ feelings of safety

When you’re driving down a dark road, late on a moonless night, you’d be lost — literally and figuratively — without your headlights. But what about when you’re walking down a dark road late at night? Road lighting (such as streetlights) that illuminates pedestrian walkways accomplishes more than simply making it easier for a pedestrian […]

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Leaf piles: an unassuming safety threat

Leaf piles: an unassuming safety threat

There’s something about a pile of freshly raked autumn leaves that makes it irresistible for children, often causing them to dive right in. The same can be true for pets and even zealous adults. Unfortunately, what seems like a harmless seasonal tradition can result in serious injuries and, sometimes, fatalities. Worst case scenario It might […]

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