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    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 […]

    Why do more accidents occur close to home?

    Through the years it has been known that often times car accidents are within only a handful of miles from the drivers home. In fact, one survey showed that 77% of accidents occur within a 15 mile radius of the driver’s home. The question is: Why is this? What factors contribute to this?  Reasons accidents […]

    Spotting drunk driving

    According to the NHTSA, “every day, almost 30 people in the United States die in drunk driving crashes–thats one person every 50 minutes”. “Alcohol is a substance that reduces the function of the brain, impairing thinking, reasoning and muscle coordination. All these abilities are essential to operating a vehicle safely…Because of this risk, it’s illegal in […]

    Winter Driving

    A few posts ago we  talked about refreshing on your winter driving tips/skills and so we thought we would just go ahead and give the reminder! We know a lot more long distance driving is going to occur over the holidays and that the winter months are here. So, here are the things we think […]

    Click it or Ticket!

    The US Department of Transportation announced earlier this month a click it or ticket seat belt enforcement nationally. Their role here is to remind everyone the importance of wearing seat belts.  They have run click it or ticket ads since the 9th and will continue through the 29th of this month. However, enforcement of seat […]

    Holiday Driving Tips

    Thanksgiving is just over two weeks away. This time is one we look forward to all year — time for the holidays and to spend with those we love. This year the holiday may look a little different. However, if you are driving to visit family we know that your drive could be long. We […]