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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

Pet Safety in Cars - Traveling With Cats or Dogs

Pet Safety in Cars - Traveling With Cats or Dogs

Is your pet free-ranging in the car? Better check local laws and crate or tether her up.

Ways To Make Your Traffic Merging Safer On Roads

Ways To Make Your Traffic Merging Safer On Roads

Travelers can drive defensively and take precautions to 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.

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.

Attention, Teen Drivers: Buckle Up

Attention, Teen Drivers: Buckle Up

How you can help your teens make buckling up a habit.

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? Boost Your Commuting Safety

Bike to Work? Boost Your Commuting Safety

Learn how to stay safe when you bike to work.

Driving Tips for Traffic Jams

Driving Tips for Traffic Jams

Getting stuck in traffic is unavoidable sometimes, so here's how to be safer about it.

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 Tips to Reduce Headlight Glare and Help Visibility

Night Driving Tips to Reduce Headlight Glare and Help Visibility

Prepare for the dangers of headlight glare and learn the importance of visibility when driving at night.

What to Do When Pulled Over by Police

What to Do When Pulled Over by Police

It's likely to happen, so advise your children what to do when pulled over by police.

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

Driving in rural areas requires keeping alert for tractors and other farm vehicles.

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.