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avoid deadly distractions behind the wheel
January 29, 2019
Not texting is a start, but there's more to safe driving

Here's the bad news: Distracted driving causes thousands of accidents every year, many of them fatal. The good news? If you're driving, it’s 100% preventable.

You've seen them around your city or town. You may know a few of them.

And you might even be one yourself.

Distracted drivers come in all shapes and sizes, all makes and models. And even if you're not one today, you could become one at any moment—in the time it takes you to answer your phone, or check the kids in the back seat.
By Safeco
10 teen driving stats that might surprise you
January 15, 2019
Parents are key to safer teen driving. Have you established safe driving rules with your teen? Help your teen develop safe habits by regularly observing their driving and providing constructive feedback.
By Safeco
Safe driving in winter weather
November 9, 2018
Millions of Americans will be traveling this holiday season, and if it's anything like previous years, a lot of that travel will be on the road. Last year, AAA estimated that more than 100 million Americans were planning a trip of more than 50 miles during the holidays—and that was just between Dec. 23 and Jan. 1.

Of course, winter weather creates a unique set of challenges on local roadways, too. So even if you're not headed out of town, these safety tips can help you make it through the season safely.
By Safeco