Ringing in the New Year With New California Laws

Happy New Year! California will ring in the New Year with several new laws or changes to existing laws that go into effect in 2014. Teen driver restrictions: Anyone under 18 years of age can no longer use hands-free technology to send or receive text messages while driving. Texting the old-fashioned way was...

Winter Auto Safety

Did you know that 24 percent of weather-related accidents annually occur on snowy, slushy or icy pavement? Those winter accidents result in more than 1,300 fatalities and 116,800 injuries. Snowy or slushy pavement leads to an average of 30 percent to 40 percent reduction in vehicle speed, decreased visibility, reduced...

Tips for Teen Drivers

Safe driving is everyone's responsibility. Consider that over half of all motor vehicle accidents could be avoided if drivers made intelligent driving decisions. As new drivers, teenage drivers are most at risk because you lack the experience (and sometimes the maturity) to make intelligent decisions at critical times. Strive to...