Checkup Newsroom (driving)

2016
December
12,
2016
| 11:29 PM America/Chicago
Two teens were killed last week while the driver was live-streaming herself on a Pennsylvania highway. The two girls were broadcasting themselves on Facebook while driving slowly when a tractor-trailer plowed in the back of their car. Police conti...
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October
17,
2016
| 05:02 PM America/Chicago
While driving home on a dark road one Saturday evening, I hear the loud roar of an engine. I feel the vibration of a speeding car pass me by. We are on a two-lane road where the speed limit is 55, but that person seems to be going almost twice the le...
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May
16,
2016
| 09:09 PM America/Chicago
Every day, six teens are killed in a car crash. But mom and dad, you may play a larger part than you ever realized in keeping your kids safe behind the wheel. And if you have a son, you may have to have an even longer conversation. New research...
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April
07,
2016
| 08:42 PM America/Chicago
Studies show that smartphones are making us not as smart on the road. In 2015, 463 people wre killed in distracted driving crashes in Texas and 3,000 more were seriously hurt A study by AT&T states that nearly 4-in-10 smartphone users look at ...
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