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Driving at Night

Posted by on Feb 21, 2019 in Driving Tips, Teen Driving | Comments Off on Driving at Night

Driving at Night Safety Tips According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, deaths on the road triple when the figures specifically describe nighttime fatalities. This isn’t a surprise, as human beings are notoriously not nocturnal, and you need to be extra careful when driving after the sun has gone down because of it. Despite your headlights illuminating the road, standard low beams typically only stretch between 160 and 250 feet ahead of your vehicle while typical high beams only shine at a maximum rate of 500 feet. You need about 200 feet to come to a complete stop, and if you’re driving around 60 mph, that leaves very little room for error. With this in mind, here are a few tips to help you better traverse the roads after dark and keep yourself safe. Aiming Headlights It’s possible...

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How to Help Cats Enjoy Car Travel

Posted by on Jan 14, 2019 in Driving Tips, Safety Tips | Comments Off on How to Help Cats Enjoy Car Travel

While this may not be the time of year for traveling the countryside in your car, it will come sooner rather than later, and you’ll have to answer a crucial question—should you bring your cat along for the ride? In the end, this largely depends on your particular feline—your cat may have had few negative experiences and therefore won’t mind it that much, or your cat may have enough early bad memories—becoming nauseous or getting poked and prodded at the vet—that they can only think of the car as a scary place. Traveling by car with an animal can be stressful or even dangerous if done wrong, so be sure to adhere to our simple tips below. Use a Carrier It’s safer for everyone involved if your cat is inside a certified cat carrier while traveling. Loose pets are...

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