Railroad Crossings

Railroad Crossings

Railroad Crossing Awareness Incredibly, every 180 minutes in the US, someone is hit by a train (FRA, nd) This statistic sounds almost outlandish since trains are so big How could someone possibly allow themselves to be put in harm’s way...
Motorcycle Licensing and Training

Motorcycle Licensing and Training

Motorcycle Licensing and Training If you are interested in driving a motorcycle, you might be surprised to learn that a regular Class E driver’s license doesn’t automatically authorize you to drive a motorcycle This makes sense-- after all,...
School Buses

School Buses

Florida School Bus Law At some point in your driving career, it’s likely that you will encounter a school bus It’s important to understand what you should do to prevent the chance of injuring others, getting ticketed, or both Florida’s school...
What Are Vulnerable Road Users?

What Are Vulnerable Road Users?

What Are Vulnerable Road Users Vulnerable Road Users, or VRU's are users that have less protection, and are at more risk in traffic These include pedestrians, bicyclists and motorcyclists Children, the elderly, and disabled people are considered...
How to Handle a Vehicle Emergency

How to Handle a Vehicle Emergency

Handling Vehicle Emergencies Tire Failure In 2003, 78,392 crashes occurred as a result of tire failure, which led to 414 fatalities and 10,275 injuries (NHTSA, 2012) These statistics are pretty severe, but it’s possible that the drivers simply...
Crash Dynamics: Speed on Force of Impact

Crash Dynamics: Speed on Force of Impact

Understanding Crash Dynamics: Speed on Force of Impact Speeding is a critical factor in accidents Since 2003, speeding has been a factor of nearly one-third of crash deaths! This sounds like a lot of accidents attributed to a single factor, but...
Is My License Suspended?

Is My License Suspended?

Is my license suspended A driver’s license can be suspended for many reasons, ranging from unpaid fines and the accumulation of points from repeat traffic violations to serious violations (such as a DUI) Even if these don’t apply to you, there...