Author page: Kelly Cusick
Getting Lucky on the Freeway

Getting Lucky on the Freeway

It’s March, the season of St. Patrick’s Day, Leprechauns and four leaf clovers. That’s the inspiration for this blog post about “gettin’ lucky on the freeway.” Three different stories, to keep you safer on the road. These three people avoided disaster – in similar incidents – while driving: my husband, Eastbound on I-94, at 4

Melting Snow … and a Hazard of Springtime Driving

Melting Snow … and a Hazard of Springtime Driving

Does this look like a dangerous driving day to you? We all know winter driving is extra risky. But what about a hopeful day in March, when the sun is shining and you’re joyfully congratulating yourself for surviving another season of snow and ice? Here’s my personal story about discovering a surprising driving risk during

What do I do if I see a drunk driver on the road?

What do I do if I see a drunk driver on the road?

What should I do if I witness drunk driving? Unfortunately, drunk drivers travel our roads every day and every night. The New Year‘s Eve Holiday will be even more dangerous for drivers, possibly one of the worst nights to be on the road. While many of us responsible citizens use designated sober transport, the irresponsible

Up is not Down

Up is not Down

I learned a very interesting fact the other day, and it has life-and-death implications for all of us who drive. Up is Not Down Most people understand the idea of peripheral vision. When you look at something in front of you, there is still a wide area to the sides that your eyes can see.

Rings, No Belts and Too Many Buds: A Costly Combo

Rings, No Belts and Too Many Buds: A Costly Combo

As your teen prepares to hit the books and head to high school, it might be a good idea to check their accessories. However, we’re not talking about their wardrobe; we’re talking about their driving. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration and the National Center for Statistics and Analysis there are certain fads your TEEN should avoid

What You Don’t Know … Can Hurt Your Teen!

What You Don’t Know … Can Hurt Your Teen!

Ask any parent about their teen starting to drive and you’ll get some very entertaining reactions: grimaces, cringing and worried sighs. Everyone knows that learning to drive is a huge milestone that should be taken seriously. But lots of parents don’t know some very important facts about this phase of their family’s life. Motor vehicle

Distracted Driving: Surviving the new “drunk driver”

Distracted Driving: Surviving the new “drunk driver”

Distracted driving is a huge concern for everyone on the roads right now … and especially for parents! That’s why our DriveSafeRideSafe team created this new Bonus Segment on our Roadworthy DVD. You can watch it here, because we’re 100% sincere about creating resources that help save lives & prevent tragedies on the road. Smarter

Five Ways to Reduce Your Risk When Driving

Five Ways to Reduce Your Risk When Driving

Many factors contribute to the degree of risk when you drive. Some are obvious, such as bad weather and poor roads. However, there are five less obvious ways that you can do to reduce your risk on the road. 1- Keep your vehicle in top condition– Make sure your brakes are working properly, your tires