Month: June 2022

City driving tips

This post was originally published on www.progressive.com Driving in urban areas can be more challenging and stressful than driving in suburban or rural areas. We’ve curated some city driving tips for you, whether you’re navigating streets downtown or rolling down the highways. Extra patience and awareness will always serve you well. Be ready for the …

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City driving tips

Who sets speed limits?

This post was originally published on www.progressive.com The federal government has established national speed limits at various times, such as the 1942-1945 “Victory Speed Limit” of 35 mph to limit gas and rubber usage during World War II. Individual states have set speed limits in more recent years. Types of speed limits In general, there …

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Who sets speed limits?

Tips for driving in the snow

This post was originally published on www.progressive.com Cold-weather driving presents several challenges. Driving in snow may be the most significant one. Driving in snow increases the risk of accidents and exposes you to more dangers than warmer weather. Fortunately, preparing your car and learning how to safely drive in snow and ice can keep you …

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Tips for driving in the snow

Riding a Motorcycle in Winter

This post was originally published on www.progressive.com Many motorcyclists are three-season riders, especially those farther north. But year-round riding is possible if you keep the challenges and risks of cold-weather motorcycle riding in mind. You’ll need special gear to ward off the adverse weather conditions you’ll face. It’s also a good idea to get your …

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Riding a Motorcycle in Winter

How To Ride a Motorcycle

This post was originally published on www.progressive.com Motorcycle 101 starts with having the right gear. According to the Insurance Information Institute, motorcycle riding can be fun and rewarding, but it’s also more dangerous than driving a car, so you’ll want safety gear like a helmet, protective clothing, gloves, and boots. While you may be able …

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Riding a Motorcycle in the Rain

This post was originally published on www.progressive.com Driving is more challenging and more dangerous in the rain. According to the Federal Highway Administration, 75% of weather-related crashes occur on wet pavement. The North Carolina Institute for Climate Studies also noted that fatal car crashes increase by 34% when it’s raining. Motorcycle riders are already much …

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