Hot Weather Can Cause Tire Blowouts

Your automobile tires are at greater risk of blowouts in the heat of the summer. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration warns that the heat can cause tire failure at highway speeds. Tire breakdowns account for an estimated 11,000 crashes each…

Children’s Deaths in Traffic Accidents

Car accidents were the leading cause of death for children age 4 and for every age from 11 to 14, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration said in a recent report. These fatalities were largely preventable. According to the new report, 1,140…

South Carolina May Add More Directional Signals

Travelers in Florence, South Carolina, may get further guidance as they drive around the town. Tourism leaders in Florence County are recommending more directional signs to assist motorists as they search for popular destinations. In addition to helping people navigate better, extra…

Re-Tire Your Old Tires

By John Roxon How old are the tires on your car? How old are the replacement tires you purchased on sale at your local tire center? Knowing the answers could save your life, or your family’s lives. As a tire ages, the…

Rural Roads Can Be Hazardous

Rural roads can be surprisingly dangerous for drivers. Not only are they narrower and have lower shoulders than city streets, but they also have fewer law enforcement patrols. According to federal data from 2010, the last year complete information is…