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Non-Traditional Vehicle Driving Tips

A teenager who was test driving a go-cart in Monument was killed in a crash with a pickup truck. Although it can be fun to drive non-traditional vehicles, your safety as well as the legality of the vehicle should be a top priority, both in public and on your own land. Know the legality of your vehicle on public roadways. …

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Extreme Anxiety Can Dramatically Impair Your Driving

Driving is a dangerous activity requiring skill, mental focus, and judgment. However, extreme emotions interfere with this by distracting the mind. They impair clear thinking, quick decision-making, and judgment. Emotionally distracted people make mistakes such as locking themselves out of their homes and in cases of panic, failing to locate well-marked exits in burning buildings. While responsible drivers avoid drinking, …

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Avoid a Pedestrian Death Repeat of 2015

According to data recently released by the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA), there was a 10 percent increase in pedestrian-related deaths nationwide from 2014 to 2015. Sadly, there were 65 pedestrian deaths statewide in 2015, nine of which were in Colorado Springs. So far, there have already been two pedestrian deaths in 2016 in Colorado Springs. Fortunately, there are several …

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Five Hidden Driving Hazards That Must Be Known

Driving is full of obvious dangers that responsible motorists carefully avoid. Sometimes however, it is the dangers that you don’t expect and therefore aren’t looking for that cause the most harm. They exist in many forms, both inside and outside of your car. Here are five hidden hazards that have taken many drivers by surprise: The invisible car in your blind spot. …

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Here’s What You Can Do for Victims of a Car Crash

At some point in your life, you will likely encounter a car accident. You may see it happen, or you may come upon the crash after it has happened. Some people will simply drive by an accident, assuming someone else will help. Others will rush in, trying to get everyone out of the vehicles as quickly as possible. Unfortunately, neither …

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Accident Prevention Tips You Should Consider

We all need our vehicles to get around. Unfortunately, traveling often comes with its risks; mainly car accidents. Luckily, there are some very simple things you can do to avoid a car accident as well as some things to do if you are in one. Be sure to keep these in mind as you go through your daily driving excursions. …