The Basics of Crash Dynamics

Since motor vehicle crashes are a leading cause of death in the U.S. it maybe helpful to understand a little bit about crash dynamics. During a motor vehicle crash there are actually three collisions that happen: The Vehicle Collision: what happens at the point of impact, whether it comes from the front, back or side….

Consider Your Child’s School District

School Districts play a big role in home buying. For families with school age children this may be a no brainer of course you would want to move into a home within the boundaries of a great school. For buyers without kids it may seem like finding a home within a good school district is…

How a Properly Fit Car Seat Can Benefit a Child

Automobile crashes continue to be the leading cause of death in children ages one to 14 years. Used correctly, child safety seats or travel vests greatly reduce child morbidity and mortality. Although many parents know child safety restraints are important, more than 80 percent of restraint systems are misused. Increased education of parents regarding proper…

What to Bring on Long Car Rides With Kids

Following are some genius ideas of what to have on hand when traveling with children. Grab the majority of these and guaranteed, you’ll hear fewer cries of “Are we there yet?” Activities Books, magazines, and comics Games. Try the license plate game or travel bingo Sketchbook or paper, washable markers, and colored pencils Pre-stamped blank…

Vehicle Improvements Add Safety

Recently, auto manufacturers have been implementing changes to increase vehicle safety. Some of which have been urged by National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) such as incorporating crash imminent braking and dynamic brake support. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS) reports that if you drive a late-model vehicle, your chances of dying in a…