Parents, Be Smart at School Drop-Off

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When dropping the kids off at school everyday, it’s easy to pick up some not-so-safe habits while avoiding the long car line. You may be conscientious about driving in a school zone, but it’s important for parents to remember their … Learn More




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July 31 – National Heatstroke Prevention Day

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It’s hard to turn on the news these days without hearing about some poor child or animal left in a locked car on a hot day. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), one child on average dies from … Learn More




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Preparing for Summer Roadside Emergencies

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Most people consider roadside emergency kits to be winter necessities, however, disasters can happen in the summertime too. Whether the engine overheats, you get a flat, or a sudden thunderstorm keeps you from continuing your trip, you’ll need to be … Learn More




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Are you Listening to your Car?

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Although we often feel like car problems pop up out of nowhere, the truth is that our vehicles usually warn us before the worst happens. We’re just not paying attention to the signals. Ignoring these signs could cause a $10 … Learn More




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School Bus Safety

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After seeing some shocking footage on the news lately, we thought refreshing our minds regarding school bus safety laws might be a good idea. We share the road with school buses so often, that sometimes we forget just how dangerous … Learn More




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National Work Zone Awareness Week

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According to PennDOT, March 23-27 is National Work Zone Awareness Week. This is perfect timing, as the weather gets warmer and “construction season” begins. PennDOT and various traffic control companies are asking motorists to remember the laws when driving through … Learn More




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Car Batteries Failing in 2015 Cold Weather

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While you might be wearing layers to leave the house, your car sits in your driveway unprotected from the freezing temperatures. With recent weather being in the single digits, AAA Mid-Atlantic responded to a record number of emergency assistance calls, most due to battery … Learn More




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Philadelphia Auto Show 2015

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This weekend marks the beginning of the annual Philadelphia International Auto Show, running Saturday, January 31st to Sunday, February 8th at the Pennsylvania Convention Center. As usual, this week-long show offers displays of over 700 vehicles, opportunities for ride and … Learn More




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Blind Spot Monitoring Not Completely Reliable

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Nearly three fourths of vehicles in 2014 offered some type of blind spot assistance, while at least half offered lane departure warnings. Consumers are purchasing vehicles for the promise of improved safety, but we have to question just how well … Learn More




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More Than a Half Million Philadelphians Will Travel for Thanksgiving

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According to AAA, the roads will be packed with Thanksgiving travelers next week. They’re estimating that roughly half million Philadelphia-area residents will travel 50 miles or more over the holiday weekend — that’s the highest number since 2007. AAA is … Learn More




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