Entries by Ron Truman

Breaking the Basic Safety Rules of the Road Results in Fatalities

According to a recent KSL article, rule breakers are responsible for fatal crashes.  The five top things that cause fatal crashes are “Speeding, not wearing seatbelts, driving under the influence, distracted driving and drowsy driving.”  According to Colonel Daniel Fuhr, with the Utah Highway Patrol, “‘Seventy-percent of people who die on Utah roadways are not […]

Interstate 80 Car Crash Kills 2 Women on July 20, 2013

Our hearts go out to the families of the persons involved in that fatal crash today on I-80 near mile marker 170 about 12 miles north of Coalville. Apparently, one of the drivers crossed the median into the westbound traffic lanes and struck a car driven by an elderly woman.  The crash reportedly killed both […]

Sharpening Our Defensive Driving Skills

Today, I was blessed.  As I was driving on River Road, near Target, a driver, who obviously was not paying attention to her driving, made a left  hand turn directly in front of me while I was traveling  at 40 mph.  I immediately slammed on my brakes and cranked the wheel hard to the left, […]