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Winter Collision

By POSTMASTER / November 27, 2020 / Comments Off on Winter Collision
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Icy Bridges

By POSTMASTER / November 20, 2020 / Comments Off on Icy Bridges
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Thanksgiving Day Travel Delays

By POSTMASTER / November 13, 2020 / Comments Off on Thanksgiving Day Travel Delays

It is predicted more than 55 million people are expected to travel during this holiday week which quite likely will cause slowdowns during your trip. A barrage of weather factors around the country on top of heavy traffic will likely add to the misery for travelers. AAA is projecting near-record travel volume on American roads…

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Winter Driving Awareness

By POSTMASTER / November 6, 2020 / Comments Off on Winter Driving Awareness

Bad weather conditions are out of our control and often occur unexpectedly.  Therefore, adjusting to winter driving conditions should be at the forefront of our defensive driving mindset. This post identifies some common issues that a coach operator may run into when out on the road and tips on how to respond when appropriate. Loss…

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Avoid Intersection Incidents

By POSTMASTER / October 30, 2020 / Comments Off on Avoid Intersection Incidents

Over 40% of fatalities happen at intersections because there is so much activity and vehicle interactions but there are a few simple habits that can help you to reduce the risk of an intersection crash. What types of crashes happen at intersections? Rear end collisions. Turning right conflicts with vehicles, pedestrians or cyclists. Turning left…

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Driving in Darkness or Subdued Light

By POSTMASTER / October 23, 2020 / Comments Off on Driving in Darkness or Subdued Light

If driver attentiveness is important during the day, it is even more so during the twilight and nighttime hours. Not only is your vision severely limited after dark, but your depth perception, color recognition and peripheral vision become compromised the moment the light starts to fade. Add to this driver fatigue, and the dangers of…

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Distracted Driving – Cell Phones

By POSTMASTER / October 16, 2020 / Comments Off on Distracted Driving – Cell Phones

Top-10-Truths About Cell Phone Distracted Driving  

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Road Icing: Safety Tips to Remember

By POSTMASTER / October 9, 2020 / Comments Off on Road Icing: Safety Tips to Remember

Reduce your speed. Slowing down is the most important thing to do when driving on ice and snow. High speeds make it both easy to lose control and difficult to stop. You should never be driving faster than 45mph in any vehicle when roads are icy – not even on highways! In many cases, much…

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How Sleep Deprivation Affects Us

By POSTMASTER / October 2, 2020 / Comments Off on How Sleep Deprivation Affects Us
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Turn on Your Lights in Low Visibility

By POSTMASTER / September 25, 2020 / Comments Off on Turn on Your Lights in Low Visibility

Rear end collisions can cause severe vehicle damage and result in serious injuries. Braking early to alert the driver behind is one way to reduce the chances of getting hit from behind but are there other strategies? What else can you do to prevent another driver from running into you from behind? While you may…

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