WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 08/21/19

Wednesday, August 21, 2019 August 21st is National Senior Citizens Day. In 1988, President Ronald Reagan proclaimed this holiday to raise awareness about issues that affect senior citizens and their quality of life. The best way to express your love is by driving safely. After all, if we drive like Maw Maw’s watching, accident rates […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 08/14/19

Wednesday, August 14, 2019 It is the start of another school year, when students can be heard grumbling and parents celebrating all across our great Nation. For some teens, back to school also means the new found freedom of driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), teens are the largest age group […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 08/07/19

Wednesday, August 07, 2019 We should all know by now that checking your phone while hitting the road can have disastrous effects but why do some continue this potential devastating habit? The Center for Internet and Technology studies discovered that receiving a text message lights up the same area of the brain stimulated by highly […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 07/31/19

Wednesday, July 31, 2019 A flat tire or blowout on the Causeway Bridge can be chaotic. Due to the Bridge’s original design, all disabled vehicles must be moved out of the roadway to prevent rear-end accidents. Although the Causeway’s response time is less than four minutes, a stalled vehicle is susceptible to being rear-ended by […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 07/24/19

Wednesday, July 24, 2019 Most people have their cell phone with them at all times and automatically look at it when they hear the chime notification. Sending a response text has also become a habit. In doing so, texting while driving has become a large issue in today’s society by taking a driver’s attention away […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 07/17/19

Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Using a seat belt is the best defense in a vehicle crash. Since a crash can occur at any time, it is very important to buckle your seat belt regardless of the traveling distance. According to the National Highway Safety Administration (NHSA), seat belts saved 14,955 lives involved in accidents nationwide. […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 07/10/19

Wednesday, July 10, 2019 Self-driving or autonomous cars have gone from science fiction in the past to a reality in our future. A lot of people think of the technology as being all or nothing. Either the car is a self-driving vehicle or not. However, the Society of Automotive Engineers (SAE) has broken autonomous vehicles […]

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WHAT’S UP WEDNESDAY: 07/03/19

Wednesday, July 03, 2019 The Fourth of July is a time to recognize the abundance of freedoms we enjoy in America. It is a wonderful time to celebrate with family, friends, food and fireworks. Tragically, due to drunk driving, it is also one of the deadliest holidays of the year. According to the NHTSA, every […]

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