Missouri Distracted Driving Laws

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, driver inattention was a contributing factor in 22,491 traffic crashes in 2012. In that same time, there were 357 crashes where texting while driving was a contributing factor. These statistics are the reason that many states have put in place distracted driving laws. Make sure you know what your […]

Distracted Driving State Laws Infographic

(updated 3/20/16) Distracted driving is dangerous to everyone on the road.  According to the National Highway Safety Administration, in 2011 more than 3,000 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver. And, an additional 38,7000 people were injured in motor vehicle crashes involving a distracted driver.  This is why many states have put bans […]

Attorneys General Against Distracted Driving

The distracted driving data is out. We know that talking on the phone, and more importantly, texting, causes serious and fatal accidents. There isn’t anyway around it, distracted driving is a serious issue. Whether you are behind the wheel of a moving truck for a cross-country haul, or in your own personal vehicle on the way […]

Nebraska Distracted Driving Laws

Driving in Nebraska is a necessity.  In a state, known for its rural towns and farming, getting around by public transportation is challenging outside of the more urban areas of Lincoln and Omaha.  This is why it was so important for Nebraska to commit resources to stop distracted driving.  Driving is a privilege,  we have […]

Distracted Driving and Moving don’t mix

When it comes to the digital world, we have become accustomed to using our phones for everything from communicating, finding nearby services, mapping routes, and even taking notes.  Having the world at your fingertips 24/7 is part of our lifestyle and can be hard to turn off.  But when it comes to driving, we need […]

Michael Richards and Distracted Driving

Taking Your Life in Your Hands Arm pinned beneath his overturned truck, waiting on the paramedics to arrive, Michael Richards thought about his life. Every beat of his heart sent blood rushing to his mangled arm, and Richards wondered if this was the end. “All it took was 1.7 seconds,” Richards remembered. “The state police […]

Child Proofing Your Home: 12 Tips for Parents

When I was pregnant with my daughter Stella Rose, I became obsessed with nesting and creating the perfect home for her. She is now a 1-year-old and I am still constantly re-arranging my home to eliminate safety hazards. It is my opinion that child proofing is a never ending responsibility. As your child grows so […]

Distracted Driving: Arizona

Arizona is a land of roads. Vehicles are often necessary to move around the large state. Driving is a privilege and that we have to be responsible not only for ourselves, but also for our passengers and other drivers on the road. Remember that your number one responsibility is to drive safely! When it comes to […]

Damage Coverage and the Safe Driver

It is better to be safe than sorry, they say. Though this decision seems like a no-brainer, many people don’t feel the need to get damage coverage. These people often feel they are invincible because they are normally safe drivers. Though being a safe driver does help when driving a moving truck in unfamiliar territory, it […]

Distracted Driving: South Dakota

The Mount Rushmore State varies in weather and driving laws from other states, so your driving style has to change too. Here are some tips on driving safety in South Dakota: Phone Calls While Driving According to a 2010 Pew Research Center Survey, 36% of teens say they have been involved in a near-crash because […]

Distracted Driving: Alabama

Alabama Department of Safety reminds us in the state’s driving manual that driving is a privilege and that we have to be responsible not only for ourselves, but also for our passengers and other drivers on the road. Always remember that your number one responsibility and task is driving safely! When it come to The Heart of Dixie, […]

How many seats are in a moving truck?

As you prepare for your upcoming move, a few questions that may come to mind, “How many seats are in a moving truck?” “Does the moving truck have bucket seats or bench seats?” Having a family of two or six, these are a few important questions to ask in making sure everyone can move in […]