The Florida Department of Highway Safety and Motor Vehicles (FLHSMV) is educating the public on all aspects of child safety in and around vehicles as part of the campaign.

Motorists in Florida urged to slow down in school zones

August is Child Safety Awareness Month and motorists are being reminded to drive safely on Florida roads as children go back to school. The Florida...
Figures from the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) show both vehicles have claim rates for theft more than five times the average for 2016-18 models, as does the Infiniti Q50.

Dodge cars top list of most stolen vehicles

The Dodge Charger HEMI and the Dodge Challenger SRT Hellcat top the list of new cars most likely to be stolen in the US,...
The plea comes from The California Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) as part of Back to School Safety Month.

Traffic safety plea issued as pupils return to school

Motorists in California are being asked to be extra careful when driving around schools this month as pupils return from their summer vacations. The plea...
With 67 percent of those travelling to away games saying they get there by car, Highways England is reminding football fans to carry out simple vehicle checks and to remember the basic rules of motorway driving to stay safe.

Football fans urged to play it safe during new season

Almost a third (29 percent) of football supporters expect to travel more than 300 miles to away games over the new season and 16...
Currently motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause of death among US teenagers, with failure to pay proper attention to the road being the primary contributor.

Study investigates link between age and distracted driving

A new study is testing what influence age and driving experience has on a driver’s attention development. Currently motor vehicle collisions are the leading cause...
Being aware of seasonal driving hazards and knowing how to manage summer-specific risks will help you and your family stay safe whatever your travel plans.

Summer safety travel tips

Summer is officially underway in the Northern Hemisphere and it’s time to give some thought to how that affects your safety on the road. Being...
For the study, researchers at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) interviewed specialized driving instructors who have worked specifically with young autistic drivers. It found adolescents with autism need the support of their parents or guardians to prioritize independence so that they are prepared for learning to drive.

Parental support is key when teens with autism learn to drive

Parents play an important role when teenagers with autism want to learn to drive, according to new research. For the study, researchers at Children’s Hospital...
The 2019 Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers report compared the 50 states based on 23 key metrics. It named the safest state as Maryland, followed by New York and Massachusetts.

Best and worst U.S. states for teen drivers named

Wyoming is the worst state for teen drivers, according to a new report released by WalletHub. The 2019 Best & Worst States for Teen Drivers...
Safety tips for drivers and families this July 4

Fourth of July road safety tips

Every year, for the last few years, AAA has predicted a record-breaking number of travelers over the Independence Day holiday – and this year...