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Highway Hypnosis

Looking back, there have been a few occasions where I nearly made it into the statistic column. There is one, however, that really stands out in my mind. It forever ended my perception that I was invincible.

Buckle Up Before You Start Up

As my car began to overturn, I started praying. After rolling four times, my car came to rest on its wheels and water flowed through every opening. I was scared, but at least I was alive and able to move.

  • 29 January 2023
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The Road More Traveled

I’d driven cross-country three times before and thought I knew my limits. I particularly enjoyed driving at night because there was less traffic. However, in the past, there was at least one other person in the vehicle with me. This time I would be going solo.

  • 22 January 2023
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Space Cushion: Easy as Counting

Everyone has heard the saying, “If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around, does it make a sound?” That same saying can be applied to driving. We just change the wording a bit so it says, “If a vehicle gets into an accident and your vehicle is not around, do you have to be involved?” The answer is “no.”

  • 15 January 2023
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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Have a Plan

Winter weather can wreak havoc on roadways. Whether you live in Alaska or Alabama, here are some tips to help keep you safe.

  • 11 December 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
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A Deafening Silence

This tragic — but preventable — accident was a very difficult lesson to learn. I did several things right that night. I didn’t get behind the wheel after drinking and I wore my seat belt when we made that fateful trip to the store for food and drinks. But I also failed. I didn’t ensure everyone else in the truck was buckled up. Unfortunately, it cost two people, including my best friend, their lives.

  • 4 December 2022
  • Author: USACRC Editor
  • Number of views: 214
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