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Waterloo to Improve Intersection Safety

A lot of hazards on the road awaiting us as soon as we pull out of the driveway, many of which, unfortunately, involve the actions other drivers. Drivers, however, forget that cities or municipalities are in some cases responsible for mitigating these problems by properly maintaining roads, keeping traffic signals in working order, and controlling speed limits.

NHTSA Continues Efforts to Reduce Passenger Injuries, Outlines 2011 Changes to 5-Star Safety Ratings System

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is a part of the U.S. Department of Transportation and its main responsibilities, as detailed in its mission statement, is to "save lives, prevent injuries and reduce traffic-related healthcare and other economic costs."An initiative to carry out this mission is the familiar 5-Star Ratings System. This upcoming year, however, the NHTSA plans to make some changes to the program.

NHTSA Offers Tips on How to Deal With Aggressive Drivers

Aggressive driving is nothing new to our way of life. And, as automobiles speeds increase and traffic congestion problems mount, the problem is only bound to get worse. Luckily, the National Highway Traffic Safety Board (NHTSB) is offering tips consumers can utilize when they encounter aggressive drivers.

Holiday Season Ends but Winter Conditions Remain; BBB Offers Tips to Drivers

The holidays are almost over, but for Iowa drivers, winter remains for another couple of months. This means that snow, ice and hazardous conditions will continue to burden individuals traveling on the roads this winter season. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) says safety should be the number one priority for drivers and recommends following a few safety precautions.

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