January 3, 2023
December 30, 2022
Sounds simple and of course you want to be safe and get to your destination. But how much do you actually think about what you can do to make sure that happens?
December 29, 2022
December 23, 2022
Your safety isn’t an issue because of the lane you’re in, it’s how fast you’re going compared to other traffic. Traffic safety professionals like us call this the “speed differential,” which is just a fancy way to say that if traffic is not going at about the same speed. When this happens there is more risk of crashes.
December 21, 2022
December 16, 2022
Professional drivers put their lives and livelihoods on our roads every day. The trucks are large and cannot maneuver as quickly as a passenger vehicle. Additionally, many of these trucks have equipment that does not allow them to go past a set speed.
December 15, 2022
December 13, 2022
December 9, 2022
Each year the Iowa Governor’s Traffic Safety Bureau conducts a survey of front-seat passengers to see how many are buckling up. In 2021, nearly 93 percent of front-seat passengers were buckled.
It sounds great that nearly all front-seat passengers are buckled until you also learn that of the 317 deaths on Iowa roads so far in 2022, 102, or nearly one-third, were unbuckled. Those are real people who won’t be there to celebrate holiday traditions with their family and friends such as watching iconic movies, like Elf, the inspiration for this week’s message.