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Hard facts about distracted driving and how you can help

Sign says Just Drive I pledge to be an attentive driver

Do you know that any activity you do other than driving while driving is called distracted driving? This includes texting, eating, drinking, talking to people in your vehicle, messing with the entertainment or navigation system, talking on the phone, or…
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Beware of children getting entangled in seat belt

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There is a danger to kids in motor vehicles that is not widely discussed. It’s called seat belt entanglement and it can be deadly. Children who can reach a seat belt can be strangled by pulling it all the way…
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What are the benefits of a defensive driving course?

Three highway signs showing defensive driving tips

Defensive driving is the safest kind of driving there is. It uses safe driving strategies in a variety of different situations to ensure that an accident does not occur. When learned, it becomes an innate part of a basic way…
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Texting pickup driver collides with church bus that killed 13

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I mentioned in a brief social media posting that my good friend’s aunt and uncle were members of the church group whose bus collided with a pickup, killing 13. Mercifully, his relatives weren’t on the bus and are helping minister…
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AR Legislature passes HB 2057 raising highway limits to 75

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The Arkansas Legislature voted  last Friday to approve and send to the governor’s desk a bill to raise maximum speed limits on highways in the state. House Bill 2057 by Rep. DeAnn Vaught, R-Horatio, would raise speed limits on controlled-access…
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Consider a driver’s education course for your teen

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Although driver’s education courses are not mandatory in Arkansas, I highly recommend that you consider one for your teenager. Driving education involves learning the rules of the road and how to safety operate a vehicle. The benefits are numerous, and…
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Do you understand your car insurance policy?

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I have to admit that, long ago before I entered law school at the ripe old age of 40, I never really bothered to read through my car insurance policy. It was only after I started really getting into the…
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Headlights on most pickup trucks provide poor road lighting

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The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) tested 11 different pickup trucks rating their headlights. All but one was rated poor. In an age when technology is making cars safer, motor vehicle manufacturers seem to have dropped the ball when…
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People are listening: seat belt use highest ever!

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In a year that has certainly been a mind-blower, 2016 did have some really good news. People have listened and gotten into the habit of using their seat belts! According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) report, seat…
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How to choose the safest car booster seat

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Nothing is as important as the safety of our children. When it comes to their safety in motor vehicles, after they have outgrown their car seats, it is essential that you choose the safest car booster seat available. The Insurance…
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