What will my Florida health insurance cover?

One part of the American dream is having your own home, that white picket fence, and your children running around in the yard playing together. However, it’s the norm to have children. That is far from the truth. There are people out there that just don’t want to be bothered with children, don’t like them,…

Driving in the USA As a Visitor

If you are planning a visit to the USA, and intend to drive while you are here, there are many things you need to know. You can visit a website for some of the latest road and auto related topics. Over time, we will develop this page to give you insights into various aspects of driving in…

The History of Road Safety

[Note: Some of the sections that follow include details about the USA but most of the article is about the situation in Britain.]   Classical Times:  Romans had one way streets, parking laws, crossing places (stepping stones), pavements, and possible roundabouts. There are occasional references to accidents.   1800’s  Although road safety as we know…

Driving Courses in the U.S.A.

The best source of information on this topic is Advanced Drivers of America, Inc. Regrettably, almost all of the other so-called ‘advanced driving’ courses and even ‘defensive driving’ courses that are available in the USA have more to do with adapted racetrack techniques than they do with enhanced road driving skills, and this is potentially…

Walk — Don’t Walk!

As vehicles become ever safer for their occupants, more interest is being taken in pedestrian safety. But how much can be achieved by technology and how much is dependent upon changing attitudes? As many as 8,000 pedestrians and cyclists are killed and a further 300,000 injured in the European Community each year in road accidents….