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Lane Courtesy is a Safety Tool

Every holiday season, highway safety is given increased emphasis. During these campaigns, the extremely important concept of lane courtesy (also called lane discipline) is often overlooked. Read More »

DOT Releases Preliminary Estimates Of 2002 Highway Fatalities

Alcohol-related highway fatalities increased again in 2002 while the majority of passenger vehicle occupants killed were not wearing safety belts, according to preliminary estimates from the U. S. Department of Transportation?s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. With overall highway fatalities also up slightly from 2001, the grim statistics underscore the need for better state laws that address the causes of ... Read More »

Protect Your Car From Thieves

The family vehicle is the second most expensive investment most people make next to their homes. While some progress has been made, auto theft continues to be one of the nation’s most costly property crimes, amounting to approximately $7.6 billion annually. In the U.S., a car is stolen every 21 seconds, according to the FBI Uniform Crime Reports. The sad ... Read More »

Common Sense Prevents Car Theft

Car thefts increase in the summer, partly because many juveniles prone to crime are out of school for the summer, and may turn to stealing on “nothing-to-do” summer days. The Pennsylvania Automobile Theft Prevention Authority warns that car owners make it too easy for a thief. I’m amazed at the number of cars with keys I notice outside places like ... Read More »