Any day now, the temperature will dip below freezing. Then the snow will come, and icy roads and bridges. Frosted windshields. White-knuckle commutes. Spin-outs and collisions.
Many drivers - adults as well as teens -- find it impossible to ignore an incoming text message. Intellectually, they know it can wait. They know that texting while driving is illegal and dangerous. Yet they do it anyway.
Every car accident is unique. The outcome depends on the circumstances, the people involved, the insurance coverage and many other factors.
Report dangerous driving, especially a truck driver
Connecticut law differs from other states. What is the right thing to do?
The cellphone generation is more likely to text and drive.
A health care company compiled state-by-state injury trends
The holiday season is in full swing. It's a fun, busy and chaotic time of year. Your kids will be on holiday break from school and the family is planning to hit the road. Whether your holiday travels take you to grandma's house or to a sunny beach destination, it's important to make sure the family vehicle is ready to make the trip.
Mile for mile, women crash more often but men cause more mayhem.
It's an old debate, peppered by sexist assumptions and selective anecdotes. Women are bad drivers - that ditzy lady almost caused a wreck. Men are bad drivers - that macho maniac almost ran me over.
Most parents put a lot of thought into the car seat that they purchase for their children, wanting to choose the safest option possible. In many cases, parents end up choosing car seats manufactured by well-known brands such as Graco, because they believe they can trust these manufacturers.