Tag Archives: highway safety

Living with driving related PTSD

“Americans take an average of four car trips every day—that’s more than 1,400 per year. It’s no wonder that the chance of dying while inside a moving vehicle is about 1 in 6,700. Car crashes are the leading cause of … Continue reading

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Roadside Memorials

“We say that the hour of death is uncertain, but when we say this we think of that hour as situated in an obscure and distant future. It does not occur to us that it can have any connection with the day already begun or that death could arrive this same afternoon, this afternoon which is so certain and which has every hour filled in advance.” ~ Marcel Proust Continue reading

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Five MPH can be the difference between life and death

The dangerous foolishness of PennDOT continues… “Everybody runs 70 to 72 (mph) anyway.” Pa. raises speed limit to 70 on 800 miles of roads https://t.co/Wvp7bZEXRX pic.twitter.com/2KEALQRhjn — TribLIVE.com (@TribLIVE) May 3, 2016    

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It’s time to change the March for Life date to sometime in the spring

It’s time to change the March for Life date to sometime in the spring Blizzard 2016 has, I think, proven — once and for all — that the March for Life organizers need to choose a safer season for their … Continue reading

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Drunk driver who killed cyclist in KY charged with murder

Drunk driver who killed cyclist in KY charged with murder VIDEO – Deadly bicycle crash https://youtu.be/weQYh681ih0 via @YouTube Cyclist hit & killed by driver https://youtu.be/EBf7SzLG9Qw via @YouTube Police: ‘Cold beer in cup holder’ of truck that killed cyclist “Police found … Continue reading

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May is #BikeMonth — Please Share the Road! : )

Important safety information — Please read: May is #BikeMonth and AAA offers these bicycle safety tips for cyclists and motorists… Continue reading

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Wrong Way Driving is 100% Preventable

All vehicle accidents are 100% preventable, including wrong way driving accidents…. Continue reading

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