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Experience isn't a mitigating factor when it comes to the safety of texting and driving, a recent report suggests.
5/1/2015
Study: Experienced Drivers No Better At Texting And Driving Than Novice
A recent study from Wayne University says that people who are older and more experienced at texting and driving tend to perform worse at the activity compared to people with less working knowledge of it.
 
April 30 is National PreparAthon Day.
4/30/2015
Does Your Home Have An Emergency Kit?
On this the second annual National PreparAthon Day, a new government poll indicates only half of Americans have an emergency supply kit in their homes.
 
Want to drive in the lap of luxury? Be aware that auto insurance rates can be pricey.
4/29/2015
The Costliest Cars To Cover
If luxury is the model class you've long seen yourself in, and are now finally ready to buy into, be mindful of the auto insurance implications.
 
The first auto insurance policy was written in 1897 in the state of Ohio.
4/28/2015
A Brief History Of Auto Insurance
Where was the first auto insurance policy written? Where did the concept of insurance originate from? The following information will delve into the history of this coverage type.
 
Umbrella insurance 'covers' your financial well-being after an accident where you're found to be liable.
4/27/2015
In Storms Of Life, Don't Get Caught Without An Umbrella
Umbrella insurance serves as your first line of defense when the storm clouds of litigation roll your way.
 
You should aim to clean out your gutters four times a year.
4/24/2015
Spring Cleaning Your Home's Gutters
If you have a gutter system, you'll want to make sure that they're cleaned out this spring.
 
The Tesla Model S is Consumer Reports' best overall pick for 2014 models.
4/23/2015
5 Of The Safest Cars From 2014
These 2014 models are among the best on the road in terms of safety, all selected by Consumer Reports.
 
Business owners are looking to invest in their companies by updating office technology, a recent poll indicates.
4/22/2015
Business Owners Ready To Put Money Back Into Company
Thanks to improving sentiment about how the economy is functioning, more business owners say they will invest in their company's growth, according to a new poll conducted by Brother International Corporation.
 
Roughly 20% of drivers say that they text on a regular basis in the car, notwithstanding what can happen as a result.
4/21/2015
Texting Too Tempting To Avoid, Many Drivers Say
1 in 5 say that they drive while using their phones on a regular basis, despite recognizing its riskiness, according to a new study from the University of Southern California.
 
Lightning strikes in the morning often have a peak cycle of 30,000 amps per flash, much higher than the 6,000 to 20,000 amps produced during the afternoon.
4/20/2015
Study: Strength Of Lightning Peaks In The A.M.
New research from the University of Alabama finds that the electric current of lightning is at its strongest in the early part of the day.
 
Children are involved in 17% of pedestrian fatalities.
4/17/2015
GHSA Releases Sobering Stats On Pedestrian Fatalities
Over 2,000 pedestrians were killed in the U.S. between January and June 2014, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.
 
Roof damage is not one of those maintenance issues that can be put off to another time.
4/16/2015
Roof Damaged? Don't Wait To Have It Fixed
If your roof needs to be repaired, procrastinating will only make things worse.
 
There are plenty of good reasons for filing a tax deadline extension if you're not ready.
4/15/2015
3 Good Reasons For Filing A Tax Extension Request
There are lots of legitimate justifications for pushing back your filing deadline.
 
By being proactive, you as a business owner can prevent workplace injuries.
4/14/2015
Basic Tips On How To Avoid Workplace Injuries
Being proactive about safety at the job site can help business owners avoid absenteeism and injury.
 
A new study from the U.S. Department of Education says that graduation rates are improving in the country, across all races and ethnicities.
4/13/2015
Graduation Rates Improving Across The Board
Particularly among low-income communities, America's student body is making the grade, according to a new report from the U.S. Department of Education.
 
Your spring cleaning routine should include getting your car back in gear by decontaminating it of winter's remnants.
4/10/2015
Spring Cleaning Your Car
Get and keeping your vehicle clean is a key part of automotive maintenance.
 
Winter 'froze' business activity for many companies this past year.
4/9/2015
Winter Puts The Chill On Businesses This Year
New polling data as well as lagging jobs numbers demonstrate what businesses went through this past winter.
 
At least 10,000 people die every year due to drunk driving, a toll safety officials say is far too high.
4/8/2015
US Winning Drunk Driving Battle, But War Rages On
Driver intoxication has fallen in frequency, but at least 10,000 people still die from it every year.
 
Texas A&M University researchers say that because of urbanization, there's a greater risk for more frequent flood events.
4/7/2015
Flood Risk Higher, With Or Without Climate Change
Researchers from Texas A&M University say that because of increased urbanization, its led to greater flood exposure.
 
Financial literacy is something that many Americans don't get a passing grade in, according to a recent report.
4/6/2015
Financial Savvy Limited For Many Americans, Study Suggests
Only 1 in 3 responded to all three questions on finances correctly, according to a recent analysis conducted by University of Pennsylvania researchers.
 
Ford has issued a recall order on 213,000 SUVs due to an interior problem affecting the door handles.
4/6/2015
Door Handle Malfunction Prompts Massive Recall
Ford is recalling approximately 213,000 Ford Explorers and Ford Police Interceptor Utility Vehicles built between 2011 and 2013 for an interior door handle problem.
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