September 24, 2019

Dangers of Using a Handheld GPS While Driving

If you’re like most people, you know that texting while driving is dangerous. However, the fact that using GPS, particularly handheld GPS, is dangerous seems contrary to what common sense would indicate. Anyways, what is the point of GPS if you can’t use it while driving? Counterintuitive it may be, but driving while using any hand-held…

October 30, 2018

Drive Frighteningly Safe On Halloween

Practice safe driving on Halloween. We know you’ve heard this before, but we’re repeating this with good reason. Halloween Auto Accident Statistics: 23 percent of pedestrian fatalities on Halloween night involve drunk drivers. The potential for automobile related accidents with young pedestrians increases four times on this night. Safe Driving Tips for Halloween: Popular trick-or-treating…

November 3, 2017

The Best Tips to Stay Safe on Pawtucket’s S-Curves

Pawtucket’s S-Curves on the I-95 are notorious for car accidents. Drivers in all types of vehicles from large tractor-trailers to smaller cars and motorcycles are caught off-guard by these treacherous curves. Even those who are accustomed to them can be in danger if they fail to pay attention to the roadway or the surrounding environment….

September 2, 2016

More Than Ever, It’s Important To Practice Safe Driving Labor Day Weekend

Yes, the official last day of summer is September 21st, but for many of us, Labor Day means it’s the end of summer. Combine the holiday, cheap gas and an improving economy and you can be sure you won’t be alone if you’re planning a trip this holiday weekend. An important car accident statistic to…

August 12, 2015

RI News: Pickup Truck Sunk Into Sinkhole

A pickup truck was almost submerged by a sinkhole that formed in Central Falls during Tuesday morning’s rain storms. A second sinkhole was reported to have formed in Tiverton as well. Sinkholes are not as common in Rhode Island as they are in states like Florida and Texas, but they can still cause considerable damage…

June 9, 2015

The Three Most Dangerous Days to Drive in the Summertime

clear, family and friends travel together and everyone is in the holiday mood. For those of us in the New England area, driving through a summer heat wave seems quite serene compared to a winter whiteout. However, statistics present an interesting comparison. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), August actually had the…