where the rubber meets the road

Where The Rubber Meets The Road

Your car’s tires are the only part of the vehicle that comes into direct contact with the road. As such, they are a critical item helping to ensure your safety. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) there are typically 11,000 tire-related vehicle crashes in the U.S. each year. Making sure your tires are in good condition should, …

How To Check The Safety Ratings Of A Car

How To Check The Safety Ratings Of A Car

You’re driving your car along University Avenue in Sacramento on a rainy winter day. You’re thinking about what you will be doing during the upcoming weekend. Suddenly, a car traveling in the opposite direction veers across into your lane and hits you head on. Hopefully, your car, which you recently purchased, received a high safety rating for frontal crashes! No …

Seat Belts on Buses in 2018

Seat Belts on Buses in 2018

Among the new laws going into effect this year is one dealing with the use of seatbelts on buses. Effective July 1, 2018, any passenger 16 years or older riding a bus equipped with seatbelts must buckle up. The law also requires parents of children between 8 and 16 to make sure their children use seatbelts if provided while riding …