How to buy a car with the pandemic in mind

As a consumer, buying a car is one of the most important decisions you’ll ever make, and with good reason: the consequences of an auto purchase — how it will meet your needs as well as the long-term financial considerations — are enormous. In fact, buying a car is often the second biggest purchase you’ll… Read More

Published on August 27, 2021

How the pandemic has changed car travel

It’s no secret that the coronavirus pandemic impacted travel significantly and continues to do so today. Even though more people are starting to travel again with borders opening between countries and airport traffic increasing, travel isn’t the same as it was before the pandemic — not in the air nor on the road. In this… Read More

Published on August 12, 2021

Tornado Safety 101: What you need to know

Tornadoes happen fast, cause a lot of destruction, and give those in their path virtually no time to prepare. The United States experiences more than 1,200 tornadoes every year (more than any country in the world!). According to the National Centers for Environmental Information, tornadoes have been documented in every state in the U.S. While… Read More

Published on July 29, 2021

Distracted driving: The role of cell phones and driving laws by state

At the most basic level, distracted driving is engaging in any activities while driving that take your attention away from the road. When your attention isn’t on the road, it’s a serious problem. It should come as no surprise that cell phones play a significant role in distracted driving – use of a cell phone… Read More

Published on July 9, 2021

Distracted driving 101

By now, many of us have had at least a few conversations around distracted driving or have read about the dangers online and in the news. But even with all the knowledge we have, thousands of drivers continue to allow themselves to be distracted on the road. It’s become such a common occurrence that many… Read More

Published on July 5, 2021

Project Yellow Light and distracted driving awareness

Our aim at Elephant is to help make sure the roads you drive on are safe and distraction-free. One way we do this is through our partnership with Project Yellow Light, a national scholarship competition that was founded by Julie Garner, who lost her teenage son Hunter Garner in a car accident in 2007. This… Read More

Published on June 22, 2021