Posts Categorized: Driver Safety

Ford’s New Twist On The Keypad

The classic touchpad key system on Ford doors may soon get a big upgrade. According to autoblog.com, a new patent released by Blue Oval showcases a redesigned unlocking system, moving the well-known keypad off of the car door and onto the car fob. The car fob will feature a small touch screen, similar to those… Read more »

Traffic Fatalities Increasing Even Though Vehicle Safety at an All Time High

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Over the last several decades, vehicle manufacturers have worked hard to make cars, trucks, and SUVs safer. From adding airbags throughout vehicles to changing the materials used to build them, they have made great strides when it has come to safety. Nevertheless, despite this, the National Safety Council—a nonprofit organization that uses data obtained from… Read more »

Winter Weather and Four-Wheel Drive

As rain and snow continue to fall across the country, we are all shifting our vehicles into four-wheel drive. But new drivers and first-time owners of trucks and SUVs are probably wondering the same question: When should you engage four-wheel drive? The goal of four-wheel drive is to improve traction on slick pavement, in snow… Read more »

Stay Safe on Icy and Snowy Roads this Winter

Regardless of whether you are a new or experienced driver, winter weather can make the roads dangerous to navigate. Between the years 2004 and 2013, 22 percent of vehicle crashes were attributed to weather-related problems like wet pavement, snow and slush. To keep yourself and your family safe as you are traveling this winter, PermaPlate… Read more »