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Message Monday - April 6, 2015


4-6-message-mondayWould you use your turn signal more if you knew how many crashes occur when people don't use them? 

A 2012 research study from the Society of Automotive Engineers says failure to use a turn signal resulted in more than double the amount of crashes caused by distracted driving. Click here for the report:  http://papers.sae.org/2012-01-0261/

  Not only is it the courteous and correct thing to do, it’s a safety feature.  Turn signals are nothing new to auto manufactures. The first patent  for “Device for indicating the intended movement of vehicles” was approved in 1909.

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