Each year, nearly 6,000 motorists suffer serious eye injuries or even blindness because of improperly jump-starting a dead vehicle battery. Learn how to safely jump-start a vehicle and what to do if battery acid gets in your eyes.
Review Date: March 15, 2013
Sight and Hearing Association
Just like drugs or alcohol, sleepiness slows reaction time, decreases awareness, and impairs judgment. Learn how you can prevent falling asleep behind the wheel.
Review Date: May 17, 2011
Chesapeake Region Safety Council
As people age, there is an increased likelihood that they will experience changes in vision, memory, and other physical and cognitive characteristics that may challenge their ability to drive safely.
Review Date: February 14, 2013
American Occupational Therapy Association, Inc.
Making decisions about your driving skills is hard, but it is important to find the safest option for you and the others who share the road with you. Here are some helpful tips for safe driving.
Review Date: March 06, 2012
NIH National Institute on Aging
Wearing your seat belt protects you and your baby from injury or death in a car crash. You should wear a seat belt no matter where you sit in the car.
Review Date: December 19, 2011
American Academy of Family Physicians
Safety is a shared responsibility for all road users, including drivers and bicyclists. This document provides the rules of the road and tips to improve road safety for everyone.
Review Date: February 24, 2013
Pedestrian and Bicycle Information Center
Learn to drive defensively to avoid the dangers caused by other people's bad driving.
Review Date: February 13, 2013
The Nemours Foundation
This document describes the important role sleep plays in maintaining good health and optimal work and school performance. Tips are provided to help you avoid drowsy driving and to guide you toward a good night's sleep.
Review Date: July 19, 2012
NIH National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute - NHLBI