Winter Driving Safety Tips

Alaska Remote Winter Highway at SunsetIf you drive in New England in the winter, you face weather-related challenges each time you get behind the wheel.

In fact, every year 24 percent of weather-related vehicle accidents happen on snowy, slushy or icy pavement and 15 percent occur when it’s snowing or sleeting. (according to the Federal Highway Administration)

These winter weather conditions often make it harder for you to see, slow down and stop – factors that increase the chances you’ll have an accident.

However, you’ll fare better driving in treacherous conditions if you’re prepared. So here are some tips to help you get ready for everything a good, old-fashion New England winter can throw at you. Read more

How to Teach Your Teens to Be Safe Drivers

How to Teach Your Teens to Be Safe DriversMost teenagers start dreaming about getting their drivers’ licenses when they hit middle school. Parents, on the other hand, lie awake at night trying to figure out how to postpone the inevitable.

If your teen is on the road to getting on the road, they will likely need your assistance as a driving instructor to supplement any drivers’ education programs. For most parents, this can be a daunting task.

At American Alarm, we care more about just your home and business security—we care about your personal safety too. To that end, here are some tips to make teaching your teenager to drive less nerve-wracking while ensuring that you help your child become a safe and careful driver.

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