James Ruane

Nationwide Study on Unsafe Driving

As drivers, we all understand that distracted driving, risky and aggressive driving, drowsy driving, and impaired driving are not safe practices to engage in. But we must change our driving behaviors instead of simply understanding that these driving behaviors are unsafe. According to a AAA study, many drivers’ beliefs about driving safety contradict how they […]

What are the Differences Between a Traffic Ticket, Summons, and Arrest?

Anyone who is a driver knows that no matter how careful you are, you may end up getting a traffic violation at some point in your lifetime. If this happens, you should know that there are different ways to be served, and there are different options that you have. There are three different ways that […]

What to Know For The International Vehicle Safety Check

You might have heard of the Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance’s 72 hour inspection taking place June 4 – June 6. This international inspection has the ability to place vehicles out of service if the requirements for the safety check are not met. If you are a driver, be prepared for the full 37 point North […]

Possession of Alcohol By a Minor Laws and Penalties

In 2014, a national survey showed that almost 18% of Connecticut’s 12-17 year olds consumed alcohol during the previous month. This was the highest rate in the entire country, according to this national survey. If you have teenagers, or children who are coming up on their teenage years, make sure you and your children understand […]

Laws for Stopping for School Buses and Emergency Vehicles

Drivers must be alert and aware of all other vehicles that they are sharing the road with, especially vehicles that have the right of way. These vehicles include school buses stopping for children and emergency vehicles, such as ambulances, fire trucks, and police cars that have their sirens and lights on. It is easy to […]