National Teen Driver Safety Week Provides High Schools With Chance to Win Private Kelly Clarkson Concert and Cash

This week, October 18 – 26, is National Teen Driver Safety Week, which was established by Congress in 2007 after a series of tragic motor vehicle accidents involving Pennsylvania high school students.  As part of the event, State Farm sponsors a competition called “Celebrate My Drive,” where teens are encouraged to practice safe habits on the roadways.  All residents, whether … Read the rest

Safety Advocates Sue to Stop Government Foot-Dragging Over Backup Camera Requirement

Each year, more than 200 individuals are killed and 18,000 injured in motor vehicle “backover” crashes. Each week, on average, 50 children are injured, two fatally, by backover crashes.  Drivers using all three mirrors cannot see a blind zone several feet high directly behind their vehicles. Forty-four percent of those killed in backover incidents are children under 5 years old.  … Read the rest