Are roads deadly during the Super Bowl? (Case Study 2018)

Click here for rankings table and here for interactive graphics. Since the late 19th century, football has quickly become the most popular sport in the United States. Today, the National Football League (NFL) has the highest average attendance of any professional sports league in the world. More people watched the 2017 Super Bowl than any other…

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Are roads deadly during college football championships?

Click here for rankings table and click here to view interactive graphics. Back in the 1820s, the game of football was not quite the organized sport we know today. It was called “ballown” at Princeton and “Bloody Monday” at Harvard, but it was the beginning of America’s favorite game to watch. This multi-billion-dollar business (profiting from free…

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Are roads in America deadlier during the World Series?

Click here for rankings table and click here to view interactive graphics. Ever since the Boston Red Sox won the first World Series in 1903, Americans have been captivated by baseball. However, a lot has changed since then with 80,632,000 people and only 32,920 cars in the U.S. in 1903. Plus, MLB games didn’t get broadcasted on the radio…

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Is Friday the 13th a deadly day to drive? (New Study)

It’s an ominous number, one that haunts your sleep and makes you think twice about driving to work, going out to eat, and even buying things from the grocery store. For some reason, even though you reason it’s completely irrational, you can’t stop thinking about it. What is this superstition, and how does it affect…

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The Cost of Driving Like a Tech Elite

The word technology combines the Greek words technē (art, craft) and logos (word, speech) and means “discourse on the arts, both fine and applied” and first appeared in the English language back in the seventeenth century. In our modern day, we are surrounded by technology . . . from self-driving cars to refrigerators that write grocery lists for…

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Child Fatalities from Heatstroke in Cars (2019)

>> View UPDATED results to this study! Click here for our ranking table and here for our interactive graphics Summertime is typically associated with good times, vacations, and fun activities. However, the same warm weather that allows us to enjoy these activities also can pose a dangerous threat in the form of heatstroke. Summer may be…

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10 Hilariously Bad Parking Fails

We all dreaded the parallel parking portion of our driver’s exam, but for some people, even making it into the local grocery store parking lot without a catastrophe is a challenge. Check out these top ten parking fails; some are actually impressive, while others are just plain sad, but they’ve all got us scratching our…

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Total Solar Eclipse 2017: 10 Tips to Enjoy Totality

Click here to see our interactive graphics and video Total solar eclipses are rare but not in the way you might think. Over the next seven years, there are six total solar eclipses. However, because over 70 percent of our planet is covered in water, the bulk of these eclipses happen over water or lower population…

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Is your state a travel doer or dreamer?

Click here to view the interactive graphics and here to view the data tables. Do you wish you could go somewhere different this year, somewhere you’ve never been before? Believe it or not, the U.S. has some incredible vacation spots that attract an incredible number of visitors each year. In 2016, for example, direct spending by resident and…

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