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A collection of articles to help you stay safe while driving

These articles from State Farm® will help you and your car stay protected whether you’re driving in town or on the open road.

Driving tips

Drive Safely with Pets in Cars

Drive Safely with Pets in Cars

Learn how to drive safely with your pet or dog. No matter where you're headed, it's important to think about everyone who'll be traveling with you, especially children and pets.

Ways To Make Your Traffic Merging Safer

Ways To Make Your Traffic Merging Safer

For safer merging, you should never assume other motorists will make room for you. Read these tips from State Farm to help prevent merging collisions.

Mobile Help and Quick Tips for After an Auto Accident

Mobile Help and Quick Tips for After an Auto Accident

Tech help for after an auto accident.

Advice for Teens on Dealing With an Accident

Advice for Teens on Dealing With an Accident

A car accident as a teen can be tricky. Let us walk you through several tips to prepare before an accident happens and what to do after one occurs.

Benefits and safety tips for Uber and Lyft

Benefits and safety tips for Uber and Lyft

Ridesharing is a convenient and budget-friendly way to get around. These tips might help you stay safe.

Teen Drivers: Buckle Up for Seat Belt Safety

Teen Drivers: Buckle Up for Seat Belt Safety

Teen drivers sacrifice important protection when they don't buckle up. Help make seat belt safety a habit with tips from this video.

Avoid These Risks or You May Fall Asleep at the Wheel

Avoid These Risks or You May Fall Asleep at the Wheel

Drowsy driving can impair reflexes and lead to disaster. Try these tips to stay alert.

Bike to Work

Bike to Work

Bicycle commuting can be beneficial to your health as well as the environment. If you bike to work, learn how to stay safe on your two-wheel commute.

Driving Tips for Traffic Jams

Driving Tips for Traffic Jams

These driving tips for traffic jams can help you stay safe when you’re navigating heavy traffic.

Driving Distractions and How to Avoid Them

Driving Distractions and How to Avoid Them

Texting is one of the most dangerous driving distractions, but here are 7 others.

How to Drive Safe While Pregnant

How to Drive Safe While Pregnant

Safety belt adjustments, plus more safe driving tips for when you're driving for two.

How to Use Driver-Assist Features Safely

How to Use Driver-Assist Features Safely

Driver-assist safety features help to make drivers more aware, but should never replace good driving habits. Get a few safe driving tips for using this technology.

Intersection Safety and Red Light Cameras

Intersection Safety and Red Light Cameras

Running a red light is a bad idea, but in some places it can also mean a surprise ticket.

Night Driving and Headlight Glare

Night Driving and Headlight Glare

A dangerous aspect of night driving is the blinding glare from oncoming headlights. Discover tips to reduce headlight glare when driving at night.

What to Do When Pulled Over by Police

What to Do When Pulled Over by Police

Getting pulled over by a police officer can be stressful and scary, especially if you’re not sure how to handle the situation. Read these tips to be prepared.

Safely Share the Road with Large Trucks

Safely Share the Road with Large Trucks

Driving next to a semi can be nerve-racking. Here's how to do it safely.

Share the Road with Farm Vehicles

Share the Road with Farm Vehicles

Rural road driving might feel safe & relaxing but they are shared with farm vehicles & have risks. Here are tips to help when driving in the country.

Additional driving tips

The information in this article was obtained from various sources not associated with State Farm®. While we believe it to be reliable and accurate, we do not warrant the accuracy or reliability of the information. These suggestions are not a complete list of every loss control measure. The information is not intended to replace manuals or instructions provided by the manufacturer or the advice of a qualified professional. Nor is it intended to effect coverage under our policy. State Farm makes no guarantees of results from use of this information.