The 20 Absolute Worst American Cities to Drive In

Think your city has the worst drivers? These cities really do. According to the Allstate America’s Best Drivers report, the cities on this list are ranked among the bottom 20 cities for safe driving in America. They have the shortest time in between accidents and the highest likelihoods of experiencing collisions — all of them far higher than the national average. … Read More

The 25 Best Car Blogs

As a society, we love cars. We drive them every day, obsess about their looks and performance, and pine over the latest models and concept vehicles. And some of the best places to learn about cars are online on some of the leading car blogs. You can learn about car safety, check out classic cars, see the best rated models, … Read More

The Future of Driverless Cars

Millions of commuters sit in traffic day after day. Backups form due to congestion in the roadways, driver error, and accidents. But some day, cars may drive themselves, and even communicate among each other so the traffic we sit in today may soon be just a bad memory. Today’s defensive drivers may soon be simply relaxing passengers as autonomous vehicles … Read More

The Most Frequently Stolen Vehicles in America

Each year, more than 700,000 vehicles are stolen nationwide. That’s a rate of about 229 vehicles stolen per 100,000 inhabitants, and more than $4.3 billion in losses nationwide due to motor vehicle thefts. These statistics are tough to hear, but there’s good news: vehicle theft has decreased significantly since its peak in 1991. Vehicle thefts reached an all time high of 1,661,738 … Read More

How Much Can You Save on Insurance with Defensive Driving?

Auto insurance companies love safe drivers, and often, they show their appreciation for safe drivers in the form of discounts. Most often, that means drivers who complete defensive driving and other specialized driver education programs may be eligible for significant discounts on auto insurance premiums. Just think: you can save money by learning how to be safer on the road! … Read More

The Safe Driver’s Guide to Auto Insurance

Good driving means great auto insurance rates: it’s as simple as that. If you’re a safe driver, you can save money on car insurance. Demonstrate your good driving habits with a spotless driving record, and you can earn lower rates from your auto insurer with discounts that pay off year after year as you continue your safe driving habits. Consider … Read More

14 Tips for Driving Around 18 Wheelers

Each year, more than 4,000 fatal accidents involving large trucks or buses occur. And while car drivers often think of truck drivers as big bullies of the road, the fact is that 72% of crashes between large trucks and passenger vehicles are caused by car drivers. Driving too fast, improper following, and failure to stay in an appropriate lane are often the cause of … Read More

11 Tips for a Safer Daily Commute

The average American worker spends about four hours a week commuting to and from work, and much of that time is often spent in traffic. Traffic can make you anxious on your way to work, and unhappy on your way home. But for many, daily commutes are simply a fact of life. Spending four hours or more on the road every week … Read More

Non-U.S. Citizen Driver’s License Guide

If you’re new to the United States, on an extended visit, or haven’t become a citizen yet, you may not have a driver’s license in your state. But in many areas in America, a driver’s license is essential for daily life. Without one, you may struggle to find adequate transportation, or worse: risk trouble with the law as you drive … Read More

Car Seat Safety Basics

Every parent knows that it’s important to use a car seat for their children, but did you know that nearly half of all car seatsare installed or used incorrectly? Or that of the children aged 12 years and younger who died in fatal crashes in 2013, 38% of them were completely unrestrained? That’s not all. Consider these important statistics for car seat … Read More