Transport Your Christmas Tree

According to the National Christmas Tree Association, there are approximately 25-30 million real Christmas trees sold in the U.S. every year. With the holiday season in full swing, it’s that time of year to pull your favorite ornaments out of storage, pick the best spot for your Christmas tree and enjoy it’s fresh scent all season […]

Safety in a Big City

You’ve just moved into your new home in the big city, returned the rental truck and settled in. Now you are ready to explore the city! Before you head out you should remember that safety in a big city is an important issue. Here are some tips for safety in a big  city: Lock your […]

Moving Truck Defensive Driving

There are several things to keep in mind on moving day. One thing to keep in mind when driving a moving truck is to be respectful to other drivers on the road. Sometimes, other cars don’t give that same respect back which means it is especially important to be attentive, courteous and confident while driving […]

Pet Proofing Your New Home

The joys of having unpacked all of your belongings from the moving truck is a cause for celebration. But, before settling into your new home, make sure to carefully take the final step in completing your move: Pet proofing your new home. Your pet will need to adjust into the new home and by safely securing […]

Stop the Texts, Stop the Wrecks

The dangers of distracted driving are frightening, and it only takes a second for distracted drivers to injure themselves or others. Alabama Attorney General, Luther Strange, reminds us in this public service announcement that texting and driving can be fatal. No text is worth hurting yourself or others. Remember, stop the texts, stop the wrecks. […]

57th Annual ADTSEA Conference

Teaching Roadway Safety I recently attended the 57th Annual American Driver and Traffic Safety Education Association (ADTSEA) Conference from July 14-17. ADTSEA is the professional association which represents traffic safety educators throughout the United States and abroad. The conference opened my eyes to an association that really cares about keeping our roadways safe. According to […]

Seatbelts Save Lives, So Buckle Up!

Seatbelts save lives. Click it or ticket. You could learn a lot from a dummy. You’ve likely heard these slogans and understand the importance of wearing a seatbelt. For most of us, buckling up every time we get into a vehicle is second nature: You step into the car, get comfortable, find your favorite radio […]

Amanda Kloehr: The Real-Life Risk of Driving Distracted

I was just like many summer travelers. I didn’t want to be cooped up in the car anymore and I was ready to be on the beach. The only thing that I could do to bide time until I reached my final destination was find ways to keep myself “entertained”, and try and get there […]

Towing Preparation Made Easy

So, you have decided to rent a trailer to move your home. Your vehicle has a hitch, but are you ready to tow? Do you know what your vehicle can tow?  Is it ready to tow?  How much can you tow? These are all important towing questions that you should have answered before moving day, but […]

Tristan Nunez: DNT TXT N DRV

Tristan Nunez is a professional racecar driver, and national spokesperson for distracted driving. Since turning pro in January of this year when Mazda chose him to be a co-driver in their Mazda6 SkyActiv Diesel in the GRAND-AM Rolex Series, he’s made it his mission to use his newly-acquired attention to spread the word about distracted […]

Keeping Your Pet Cool on Moving Day

It’s moving day and you’ve got to get Fido and Fluffy from their old home to their new one. Whether it’s a cross-country move or just a move across town, moving is very stressful on your furry family members. While you are loading and unloading your belongings, your pets need a cool, safe and comfortable […]

Safe Propane Grilling Guide

Summer is getting closer and closer, and  with the warm weather often also comes a hankering for your favorite grilling recipe. According to the NFPA, three out of five households own a gas grill! So, before you dust off your propane tank and prepare for barbeque season, be sure to use this safe propane grilling […]