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Aug 6 2012
Now through August 13th Idaho law enforcement is targeting aggressive drivers and motorcycle riders on Idaho's roads. Speeding, failure to yield, following too close and disregarding... more ›
Jul 23 2012
An alarming spike in traffic fatalities is being studied by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. A statistical projection shows a 13.5 percent increase in traffic fatalities... more ›
Jul 16 2012 Dog bite claims continue to grow in numbers and cost which increases premiums for all Homeowners Insurance.
In fact, from 2003 to 2011, the cost of the average dog bite claim increased by... more ›
May 24 2012 Idaho and Montana ranked among the worst states with the highest ratios of injury deaths
while Washington state was ranked among the best. A new report ranks each state by their injury... more ›
May 22 2012 A summer road trip on your motorcycle may be no safer than last year.
No progress was made in reducing motorcyclist deaths in 2011, according to a report released by the Governors Highway... more ›
May 21 2012 More children and young adults die of this than any other cause.
Perhaps it is no surprise that motor vehicle traffic crashes continue to be the leading cause of death in the group of age... more ›
Apr 13 2012
Benjamin Franklin's famous quip "in this world nothing can be said to be certain, except death and taxes"
has a closer connection than he knew. A 30-year study of traffic accidents in the... more ›
Mar 7 2012 Traffic deaths due to hand-held cell phone use by drivers have dropped 47% since California enacted a ban in July, 2008.
The analysis, conducted by the Safe Transportation Research and... more ›
Dec 13 2011 A ban on driver use of cell phones is urged by National Transportation Safety Board.
The safety recommendation specifically calls for the 50 states and the District of Columbia to ban the... more ›
Nov 17 2011
On average, the odds of being injured in a crash are 25 percent lower for people in hybrids than people traveling in non-hybrid models. Hybrids have a safety edge over their conventional... more ›
Nov 1 2011
Five minivan models have earned the 2011 Top Safety Pick award from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, standing out from competitors for superior protection in rollover crashes.... more ›
May 13 2011 What household appliance causes more than 1,000 residential fires per month in the US? The answer... your clothes dryer!
They are a modern marvel and an indispensable convenience. We use... more ›
Apr 27 2011
The Chevrolet Volt and Nissan Leaf earn the highest safety ratings from the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety in the first-ever U.S. crash test evaluations of plug-in electric cars.... more ›
Apr 6 2011 DOT estimates a 3% drop in 2010 fatalities over previous year's record low.
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced that the number and rate of traffic fatalities in 2010... more ›
Feb 8 2011
What vehicles are the top safety picks for 2011? To check out a specific 2011 vehicle before you buy - click on TOP SAFETY PICKS 2011 The 2011 Dodge Charger and Chrysler 300 earned the "
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Jan 18 2011
U.S. Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood today announced a final rule aimed at decreasing occupant ejections in passenger vehicles. The new U.S. Department of Transportation standard, which... more ›
Dec 3 2010
A residential candle fire is reported every 30 minutes and each year fire departments across the country respond to approximately 260 structure fires caused by Christmas trees according to... more ›
Oct 13 2010
2009 saw the lowest traffic fatalities ever recorded according to the US Transportation Department. Highway deaths fell to 33,808 for the year, the lowest number since 1950. In fact,... more ›
Oct 13 2010
Which vehicle is safer in a crash test - a 1959 Chevy Bel Air or a 2009 Chevy Malibu? The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety celebrated their 50th anniversary with a crash test to... more ›
Oct 13 2010
Dog bites accounted for more than one-third of all homeowners insurance liability claims paid out in 2009, costing $412 million and up 6.4 percent from 2008, according to the Insurance... more ›