Connecticut Drivers Know Their Driving Is Risky, But Do It Anyway

Distracted driving and speeding are problems on Connecticut roadways and no doubt a cause of Connecticut auto accidents. Even after three months at home, drivers are still engaging in driving that is risky, according to data from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Drivers know what behaviors are risky, but admit to engaging in this … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accidents: 100 Deadliest Days & Teen Driving

We are deep into the 100 Deadliest Days, the time between Memorial Day and Labor Day, when newly licensed teen drivers are three times more likely to be involved in a fatal crash compared to licensed adults. In data collected and analyzed over the last ten years, more than seven fatalities occur each day nationwide … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accidents: Don’t Tread Lightly

Worn down tire treads can pose a real threat to motorists, those they share the road with, and could even cause Connecticut auto accidents. AAA recommends that drivers not travel on light treads because motorists could easily lose control of their vehicle. To avoid your treads being the cause of an auto accident, follow these … Keep reading…

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Summer Rain Storm? Take Caution When Driving to Avoid a Connecticut Auto Accident

Summer rain storms in Connecticut can be extremely violent and drop large amounts of water on roadways. Take extra precautions when traveling in wet, stormy weather. When traveling Connecticut roadways in the rain, stay toward the middle lane. Roadways are crowned and water tends to pool in the outer lanes. Use headlights in rainy, gloomy, … Keep reading…

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5 More Tips On Getting Your Teen Through The 100 Deadliest Days In 2020

There is no doubt 2020 will go down in the history books. School let out a few weeks ago and that means teen drivers are out and about on our Connecticut roadways. The Centers For Disease Control (CDC) report that teen drivers (ages 16-19) are three times more likely to be involved in a deadly … Keep reading…

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Avoid A Connecticut Auto Accident By Stopping At Red Lights

We have all been sitting at a traffic light, patiently waiting for it to turn green. Just when it turns green, a vehicle continues to drive through a light that has turned red. You may be among the lucky drivers who waited a second to lift your foot off the brake. Others are not so … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accidents: 3 Tips For Keeping Teens Safe During The 100 Deadliest Days

The coming and going of Memorial Day is a welcomed day for many. It marks the unofficial start to summer and signals that school is almost out for the year. If you are the parents of a teenage driver, the passing of Memorial Day has a different meaning. The 100 Deadliest Days are the time … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accidents: 17% of 17-34 Year Olds Engage In Risky Driving Behavior

Distracted driving is a problem on Connecticut roadways and no doubt a cause of Connecticut auto accidents. According to traffic safety experts, there are three types of distracted driving: cognitive, manual, and visual. Cognitive distractions are when your mind wanders away from driving. Visual distractions are when your eyes focus away from the road. Manual … Keep reading…

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4 Ways to Avoid a Connecticut Auto Accident With Wildlife

Depending on where you live and work in Connecticut, you have seen wildlife along the roadways. Whether it is a larger animal like a deer, or smaller animal like a raccoon or squirrel,  auto accidents can happen when trying to avoid a wild animal. There are a few things Connecticut motorists can do to avoid … Keep reading…

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Connecticut Auto Accident: Spring Brings New Driving Hazards

The cold winter weather will release its icy grip on Connecticut soon, and warm spring weather will makes its way in as leaves grow back on trees and animals re-emerge from winter hideouts. There are also dangers that present for drivers, motorcyclists, and pedestrians that use Connecticut roads. Wear and Tear Winter wreaks havoc on … Keep reading…

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