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When is the Best Time to Sell Umbrellas?

This post is part of a series sponsored by PersonalUmbrella.com More teen drivers means more accidents this summer. Dubbed the “100 Deadly Days of Summer,” the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, sees 10 people dying each day from …

Utah Officials Use Playful Highway Signs to Encourage Safe Driving

Utah state transportation officials are employing playful messages on highway digital signs in the latest attempt to encourage safe driving. The Standard-Examiner newspaper in Ogden reported that the signs say things such as “Turn signals: The original text message.” Others …

Massachusetts Tells Drivers Their LOLs, OMGs Can Wait

Massachusetts state transportation officials first got the attention of drivers in June when they posted electronic highway signs that implored Bostonians to “use yah blinkah.” The latest effort to combine a serious safety message with a touch of humor took …

Desert, Central California Cities Have State’s Best Drivers: Report

Slow-paced, sprawling Visalia ranks first in California and seventh nationally as safest among the 200 largest U.S. cities in terms of car collision frequency. Allstate Insurance Co. on Tuesday released its 10th annual “Allstate America’s Best Drivers Report,” which contains …

Virginia High Schools Join in Safe-Driving Campaign

Nearly three dozen Virginia high schools are participating in a safe driving campaign starting this week. The Virginia State Police is teaming up with Youth of Virginia Speak Out About Traffic Safety to increase awareness about seat belt use and …