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Poor sleep quality due to the COVID-19 pandemic could lead to an increase in drowsy driving car accidents

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), drowsy driving caused roughly 91,000 crashes and 795 traffic fatalities in 2017. Drowsy driving doesn't always involve falling asleep at the wheel, but can also be likened to driving while impaired by alcohol. For example, drowsy drivers may experience some delays in reaction time, impaired judgment...

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AAA: Summer most dangerous for teen drivers

Kansas has already begun loosening COVID-19 restrictions in communities across the state. This includes the reopening of restaurants, churches, movie theaters, summer camps and community centers. This all comes during the most dangerous time for teen drivers. It's called the "100 Deadliest Days" and runs from Memorial Day Weekend to Labor Day Weekend. AAA dubs...

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How does daylight savings cause drowsy driving crashes?

On Sunday, we'll be setting our clocks ahead by one hour. Many Wichita-area residents look forward to the increased evening daylight brought on by daylight savings. The yearly time shift from November-March can cause a slew of problems, however. Drowsy driving crashes is one of them. One Kansas lawmaker seeks to do away with the...

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Flying shrapnel and saggy shielding pose latest risks, sparking recall of millions of Takata airbags

Honda, Acura, and Isuzu will be contacting owners of over 1.5 million cars due to defective Takata airbags. This defect could cause serious or fatal injuries. Defects could cause airbags to deploy without enough force to provide protection or could spray sharp metal fragments at car occupants, according to Consumer Reports. The recall will involve...

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What are the leading causes of truck accidents?

If you ask the average driver how he or she feels in the presence of a large tractor-trailer truck, the answer may be "nervous." This is for good reason — semi-truck accidents happen unpredictably and one crash can injure or kill multiple people. FleetOwner cites the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) 2007 Large Truck...

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AAA warns that advanced driver assistance systems can encourage distracted driving

We frequently hear about new safety features being introduced into the automotive market. Car buyers are generally attracted to new and improved vehicle technology for the convenience and comfort it provides. There are several key automated safety features coming standard on new cars. They're known as advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS). While there is no...

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From Blackout Wednesday to New Year's Day: Be on the lookout for drunk drivers this holiday season

Whether you're attending a holiday celebration, traveling to visit loved ones, or embarking on your holiday shopping, be careful out there this holiday season. Individually, the major fall and winter holidays may not top the Fourth of July when it comes to the average rate of drunk driving fatalities, but they are still significantly high....

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