Save Your Neck: Adjust Your Headrest

When you get into your vehicle, one of the first things you probably do is buckle up your seat belt. Then, it’s a quick mirror check. But when is the last time you adjusted your headrest? Over 80% of insurance claims are due to soft tissue injuries to the upper body caused by collisions. Studies show that if drivers properly adjust their headrest they can reduce thee injuries by 40%.* These same studies tell us that only 23% of women and 7% of men have their headrests in the proper position. People don’t seem to realize that the headrest works in conjunction with your seatbelt to prevent your head and neck from twisting and/or snapping backwards. Continue reading

Highway Driving Tips

Are you up on your highway driving etiquette? Or are you a new driver that is nervous about getting behind the wheel on Alberta’s highways? Whether you’re a newbie or a driving veteran, highway driving can be challenging if everyone has their own set of driving rules that differ from your expectations. Here are some basic highway driving tips to keep you and your family safe this long weekend and every weekend. Continue reading