Auto Accidents and Hazardous Conditions

How to avoid rollover accidents, understand the consequences of DUI, avoid road rage and drive safely in the winter are among Accidents & Hazardous Conditions topics.

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Top 19 Ways to Avoid an Automotive Accident

Automotive accidents can be devastatingly tragic, but even the minor ones can be quite costly to the vehicle(s), drivers, passengers, and environment. Learn more about the top 19 ways to avoid an automotive accident.


Following a Friend While Driving May Not Be a Great Idea

Ever blow through a red light to keep up with a friend while caravanning somewhere? Yeah, next time just get directions before you all start out.

Variable Speed Limits Can Reduce Congestion and Accidents

The end of construction zone collisions? Speed limits that change in real time help drivers avoid highway collisions.

The 100 Days When Teen Drivers Are Most Likely to Die

Studies show the 100 or so days between Memorial and Labor days are especially deadly for teen drivers — but there are things parents can do to keep them safe.

Loose Mazdas Sink Ships

This was definitely not your average car accident.

Do People Really Lose Body Parts by Sticking Them Out of a Car Window?

Decapitation? Severed limbs? Injuries sustained when heads arms, legs go out the window of a moving vehicle are very real, and very serious.

Ford’s Drugged Driving Suit Is Soooo Coooool, Dude

Ever wonder what it feels like to slide behind the wheel after shooting up heroin or snorting cocaine? Ford’s new Drugged Driving Suit lets you experience it. Sort of.

What happens if your used car is recalled?

The reasons for auto recalls can range from mundane to potentially life-threatening. But every recall should be taken seriously. Here's how to keep yourself safe and get your vehicle back on the road.

Are there really more accidents around daylight saving time changes?

Having to "spring forward" for daylight saving time and lose an hour of sleep can be a pain. It can also be possibly dangerous for drivers.

Is New Year's Day the most dangerous day to drive?

You want to go out for New Year's, but everybody warns against it, saying how dangerous it is. Actually you're better off driving on New Year's Day than other holidays.

Should you wear sunglasses while driving in the rain?

Ugh! Driving in the rain is the worst. Visibility drops down to nothing, and windshield wipers don't really seem to help. A friend once told you that wearing sunglasses in such a situation would help. That's just crazy talk. Right?