Car Safety

General Car Safety Information

Because cars are such a huge factor in the American way of life, car safety is one area where we can all stand to make improvements. There are tens and tens of millions of cars on the road, and that number gets bigger every day. It’s inevitable that there will be some accidents and fatalities, but the problem is much bigger than it should be. There’s no reason that we can’t greatly reduce the number of car accidents in this country. Every year over 40,000 people are killed in car accidents in this country and over 3 million are injured, many of them seriously. Much of the problem is due to drinking and driving. In fact, USA Today recently featured a front page story about the movement to increase car safety by passing a law that requires all news cars sold in this country to be equipped with breathalyzers – devices that test the driver for alcohol before being started, and preventing ignition if alcohol is detected.


Some experts say it would greatly reduce the number of car accidents, while others say it’s overkill and wouldn’t do that much good. Either way, the fact that this is even being considered says a lot about just how big the problem of car safety is. Fortunately, there are things that you can do to greatly reduce you chances of being in a car wreck, and we’ll discuss them in detail. You may not be able to change the world, but you can make your own time spent in cars much safer and better protect your family by following some simple guidelines. But collisions aren’t the only thing to worry about when it comes to car safety. Cars are dangerous in more ways than one, and not only when traveling down the highway at high rates of speed. We’ll discuss many things you can do to increase safety that have nothing to do with car wrecks. Cars can be dangerous even when they’re not moving, they’re broken down, or they’re parked on the street. And it’s not just other drivers you have to worry about when it comes to car safety – weather and road conditions are big hazards, too. We’ll talk about them and tell you how to handle them. So let’s jump right in, and we’ll show you how you can be safer when it comes to cars.

SHORTCUTS TO CAR SAFETY ARTICLES:

Car Safety And Long Distance Driving
Car Safety And Nighttime Driving
Car Safety And Responsibility For An Accident
Car Safety And Transporting Infants And Children
Car Safety Tips And Highway Driving
Car Safety Tips: Don’t Drink and Drive
Car Safety: Avoiding Drunk Drivers
Car Safety: Distracted Driving Statistics
Car Safety: The Distractions Faced
Car Safety: The Results of Distracted Driving
Music Guidelines to Remain Focused On Driving
Grooming in the Car
Eating and Drinking in the Car
The Distraction of Cell Phones
Car Safety: Defensive Driving
Special Concerns While Driving: Older Drivers
Car Safety: Tailgating
Car Safety: Lane Changing Etiquette
Car Safety: Running Red Lights
Car Safety: Pedestrians and Bicyclists
Car Safety: Road Rage
Be Wary of Playing “The Good Samaritan”
Car Safety: Weather Concerns
Flooding and Snow Concerns While Driving
Practice Safe Driving Habits
Miscellaneous Car Safety Tips