Automobile Collision Causes

There are several factors that enter into automobile collision causes. The most prominent is driver behavior. If you don’t know your responsibilities in a car crash visit the New York State DMV to learn your obligations. Categorizing Driver Behavior Attitudes: Some people lack the motivation to drive their automobile in a safe manner. They may… Continue reading Automobile Collision Causes

Drugs and Driving

We talk a lot about drinking and driving. But, let often we hear about Drugs and Driving. It isn’t just illegal drugs that can affect a driver. In one  of our recent defensive driving classes, a student was ordered by the court to take our class because she was driving drugged. She took prescription medication that… Continue reading Drugs and Driving

Speed Kills

Speeding is a contributor to almost 10,000 fatal crashes each year in the United States. Even reading this number, and knowing that speed kills, drivers don’t seem to slow down. No matter how well you think that you can speed and still drive safely consider these facts. Speeding Facts The faster you go, the more… Continue reading Speed Kills

Fall Driving

Fall is a time when road and weather conditions make getting there a little tougher. Here are a few tips to keep you safe during fall driving months. We talk about this in our classroom defensive driving course in Buffalo, NY. Avoid Glare The first 15 to 45 minutes after sunrise and before sunset can… Continue reading Fall Driving

Know Your Tires

It’s important to know your tires. Think about it. Your tires are the only part of your vehicle that is in contact with the road. That alone should tell us how important they are to our overall safety. Certainly, safety awareness should be everyone’s goal. It’s not just for ourselves, but for others who are… Continue reading Know Your Tires

Is Distracted Driving Decreasing?

People ask us, “Is distracted driving decreasing?” With all the attention focused on the subject the question seems reasonable. So,  are drivers becoming more attentive, or are an inordinate number of us still driving distracted? Well, we do know that distracted driving related crashes have cost employers almost 19 billion dollars in 2019 alone. And,… Continue reading Is Distracted Driving Decreasing?

New Seat Belt Law

State lawmakers in New York created a new seat belt law. We mentioned this in our blog of last August. And now, it’s official. It requires passengers in the rear to buckle up. Previously, only rear passengers under the age of 16 needed to be bucked-in. Now, even adult passengers in the rear will need… Continue reading New Seat Belt Law

Safe Driving Tips

This blog will feature safe driving tips that could save you from serious injury, or even death. Common sense and developing good habits can go a long way to insure our safety on the highway. It’s easy to forget that every time we get behind the wheel we have the potential for a dangerous outcome.… Continue reading Safe Driving Tips