Idaho Teen Driving

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Close calls associated with playing Pokémon Go

National Safety Council reports, “Close calls associated with playing Pokémon Go already are rolling in.” On Tuesday released a statement urging, “…gamers to consider safety over their scores before a life is lost.” Along with pedestrians distracted by their quest to find that rare Pokémon, agencies are also warning about distracted driving. Meanwhile, some police departments are reporting […]

Front seat passengers may not fare as well as drivers.

According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s latest study, front seat passengers may not fare as well as drivers in certain types of frontal crashes. Of the seven vehicles involved in the study, only one received a “good” rating according to IIHS safety standards. The Institute conducted 40 mph passenger-side small overlap tests on seven small SUVs […]

Check for safety recalls!

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration offers a list of vehicle safety recalls. Click below to see if your car has any outstanding safety recalls that need repair. CHECK FOR RECALLS   In a related story, the 2015 Jeep Grand Cherokee that killed actor Anton Yelchin early Sunday was a model that Fiat Chrysler has […]

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