Driving Distracted, the Real Cost

We’ve all seen people doing things that take their focus off the road: texting, making phone calls, working on laptops, and even brushing their teeth. Maybe you’ve done some of those things. Maybe seeing other people do those things makes you nervous behind the wheel or as a pedestrian. Maybe seeing other people do those things makes you nervous, but you still have some of the same habits. It seems harmless, taking one hand off the wheel just for a second to send a quick text like “be there in 10” while you swiftly shift your gaze from road to phone, right? (more…)

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5 Essential Items to Keep In Your Car

Cell phone, insurance information, ice scraper, umbrella…all items you’ve probably already got in your car on any given day and all items that come in handy from time to time. But what else should you be keeping in your car? More than you’d think. While there are plenty of places to find a comprehensive list of items to keep in your car, this list will give you a good head start because it isn’t just about emergencies, it’s also about those day to day, unexpected happenings that are a hassle, but could be made less so with these items (that may also be necessary in an emergency). (more…)

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