Archive for the ‘Automotive’ Category

Airbag Safety and Best Practices

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In North America Airbags, aka Supplemental Restraint System (SRS), first started being installed in cars back in mid-1970’s and have been required by law since 1989. We all understand the basics – in the event of a collision, the airbags (but perhaps not all of them) will deploy to help protect the occupants. Pretty simple […]

Seniors surprised by own bad habits after Driving Evaluation

Even the best of us have developed bad driving habits, so senior drivers should be proactive and make sure they are still up to the task By Lorraine Sommerfeld Jan Thompson, 69, has been driving well over 50 years; instead of taking it for granted, he had a different thought. “I worry I’m getting too set […]

Elderly Drivers and driving is a growing concern

Aging is one of those things that we simply can’t avoid (unless we die young). As we age, we are presented with challenges that we never had to deal with before and as drivers, those challenges can seriously affect our ability to drive safely. Poor vision, slower reflexes, slower and poor reasoning skills and dementia. […]