There are many safety dangers that motorcyclists can face here in Utah. These hazards can have tragic consequences. Sadly, Utah’s roads have been a particularly deadly place for motorcyclists in recent years. According to the Utah Highway Patrol, motorcycle accident fatalities have been on the increase in the state.
Men and women get into the driver's seat every day to go to work, run errands, pick up their kids, take road trips and so much more. When car manufacturers implement safety features, you would expect they take all drivers into consideration.
Cars that are moving at a faster speed can make a larger impact during an accident, which can lead to fatalities. New research shows speed limits that enable this driving behavior increase motorists’ risk of traffic deaths.
When someone chooses to get behind the wheel after drinking, they have made a choice that puts other lives at risk. They should be held accountable if they cause an accident.
Many people may think pedestrians are at a lower risk for injury if they decide to walk instead of drive. The risk of getting into a car accident may lead travelers to consider if they are close enough to their destination to make it there and back on foot.
This week, Volvo unveiled another part of its Vision 2020 plan, the initiative to eliminate motor vehicle fatalities caused by its products by 2020. In our last blog post, we discussed the automaker’s decision to limit top speeds in its new vehicles and the company’s intention to eventually address distracted and drunk driving.
While many people focus on new automotive technology such as self-driving cars, one manufacturer is looking at limitations for a vehicle's top speed.
Utah residents who don’t watch a lot of programming on streaming services may have been perplexed about what caused a recent car crash in the state, which law enforcement said was due to one driver participating in the Bird Box Challenge.
Utah has historically been a leader in reducing driving under the influence (DUI). It was the first state to lower its DUI limit to 0.08 percent in 1983, which led to the other 49 states doing the same over the next two decades.
The snow has finally begun to fall and winter driving is upon us. There are many simple tips that can help you to be safe as you drive in winter weather. One of the easiest ways to stay safe on the roads in winter is to allow yourself plenty of time to get to your destination. Heading out the door with enough time to clear off your car, clean off your windshield wipers, let the defrost begin to work and the car to warm up can make a big difference. But more importantly, having the time to move at a safe slow speed on slushy, snowy or icy roads will help you to arrive at your destination safely.