February 2016 Archives

How does alcohol consumption affect New Jersey drivers?

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, nearly 30 people are killed in alcohol-related collisions across the U.S. every day. Despite the staggering statistics and growing knowledge of the dangers, motorists in New Jersey, and elsewhere, continue to get behind the wheel after drinking. This not only puts them in danger, it also poses a serious risk to you and your passengers. Often, people make this hazardous choice because they think they have not had too much to drink, or they fail to recognize how alcohol affects their bodies and their abilities to drive.

Older adult drivers face increasing risks on the road

It’s important for seniors to remain independent for as long as possible, which typically entails having access to reliable transportation. However, driving risks can actually increase as one grows older, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Older drivers in New Jersey and beyond must be aware of these risks, as well as those safe driving tips that can prevent accidents.

What are the most common ways to be in a motorcycle crash?

In New Jersey and many other parts of the Northeast, the weather is beginning to warm up and motorcycle enthusiasts are dreaming of spring. Warmer weather comes with an influx of motorcyclists, and this in turn leads to serious crashes. If you are a biker, you should understand the risks you face when you ride with motor vehicle traffic.

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