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    Vehicle Safety Recall Week

    March 8 – 12 is vehicle safety recall week. According to NHTSA a vehicle recall is, “when a manufacturer or NHTSA determines that a vehicle, equipment, car seat, or tire creates an unreasonable safety risk or fails to meet minimum safety standards. Manufacturers are required to fix the problem by repairing it, replacing it, offering […]

    Defensive Driving

    Did you know driving is probably the most dangerous thing you do in a day? According to defensive driving, “Every year there are more than 5 million car accidents on U.S. roads”. Although you cannot control other drivers on the road there are things you can do to try and protect yourself on the road. […]

    Ride Sharing Safety

    Although ride sharing is relatively new, it is now extremely common in todays society. Ride sharing is when a passenger pays for a ride driven by a driver through an app. The most common ride sharing apps are Uber and Lyft. These are incredibly useful, convenient and especially helpful at preventing drinking and driving. However, […]

    3-Second Rule

    Rear end collisions are the most common types of accidents by far. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration they account for about 29% of car accidents. So, how can we decrease our chances of getting in this type of accident? One major rule may help. It is called the three second rule. This […]

    Tips for Driving at Night

    As we talked about in our last blog, night time can be the most dangerous time to be on the road. We’re going to take each of those reasons that make it so dangerous and give tips on how to try and combat those dangers. Issue: Compromised Night Vision As we age our ability to […]

    Driving at Night

    Driving at night is dangerous and can be scary. Unfortunately during the winter months are days are shorter and that means less daylight to travel in. We don’t recommend driving at night because in reality it is the most dangerous time to drive. However, if you have no other option there are things you can […]

    New Year Driving Resolutions

    Happy New Year from us here at Glisson Law! We are hoping the holidays went well and that you are looking forward to 2021.  The new year is here and along with it a fresh start. Millions of people are making their resolutions and working to stick to them. The type of resolutions typically made […]

    Celebrate New Years Eve Safely

    New Years Eve is a fun time to celebrate the beginning of a new year.  However, after midnight millions take to transportation to get home from their celebrations. The American Safety Council stated that, “The combination of sheer number of travelers plus the inevitability of irresponsibly impaired drivers makes for a dangerous evening on the […]

    Preventing Winter Slip and Falls

    The cold weather is here and that means so is snow and ice. We have talked about safety precautions while driving in these conditions but wanted to talk about safety precautions while walking as well to decrease the number of slip and falls this winter.  Living in the midwest means you know what it is […]

    Keeping Older Drivers Safe

    This past week was an awareness week for older drivers with the National Traffic Highway Safety Administration. “The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there were more than 42 million licensed drivers ages 65 and older in 2016, representing a 56 percent increase from 1999” (PENN Medicine). Many drivers are safe […]