Do you know what to do after you’ve been involved in an auto accident?

By Susan Vanderburgh You are driving on a freeway and the traffic comes to a sudden stop.  Luckily, you were able to stop in time and did not collide with the vehicle in front of you.  However, the person behind you was not able to stop in time, so that vehicle behind you crashed into your vehicle.  Now, you are involved in an auto accident on the freeway. What comes to mind?  Maybe embarrassment because everyone is watching how your… Read More >

Crash Test Bias Puts Female Drivers at Risk

The raw data on car accident fatalities tells us that the majority of Americans killed in car crashes are men.  But this statistic masks a troubling and relatively unknown fact: when a car crash does occur, women are at significantly greater risk of injury or death.  In a study published by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, it was found that a female driver or front passenger who is wearing her seat belt is 17% more likely than a male… Read More >