Of cars, choices, consumption and crashes

December is National Impaired Driving Prevention Month, and traffic safety organizations around the country are stepping up advertising to remind citizens of the hazards of drinking and driving.

Learn more about alcohol-impaired driving

In 2011, a person died every 53 minutes from a motor vehicle crash that involved an alcohol-impaired driver, totaling 9,878 deaths in the United States. These preventable accidents cost each adult in the United States approximately $500 per year for a total of $132 billion, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Commission.

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Enjoy the Fourth of July, the safe way

Fourth of July celebration

Celebrate the Fourth of July safely.

The Fourth of July has become a day full of family, friends and celebrating the land of the free. Whether you are hosting a gathering or are a guest, make sure everyone’s safety is your No. 1 priority.

Remember these tips from the Consumer Product Safety Commission as July 4 approaches, or any time you are dealing with fireworks. Read More