Gabrielle Bobinsky

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Top 5 Habits for Greener Driving

Posted by Gabrielle Bobinsky on Nov 12, 2015 4:26:58 PM

Sister Katherine wants to do more to help the environment. She’s done all she can within her own home, but she's determined to find ways to do more. She can’t afford to buy a new electric car, but wonders if there’s anything else she can do with the car she has to improve its fuel economy or reduce the output of carbon emissions. After spending considerable time searching the internet and reading articles, Sr. Katherine decided to follow these five suggestions to become a "Greener Driver" . . .

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Topics: GreenTechnology

Learn How To Reduce Carbon Footprint

Posted by Gabrielle Bobinsky on Nov 10, 2015 6:04:48 PM

If you happen to be a Michigan State fan, then you know "Go Green" is part of the school's battle cry, but for most folks, Go Green  has become a familiar reference to the effort made my an individual or an organization to minimize our society's pollution and carbon footprint. Initially, “going green” sounds like a herculean effort requiring significant changes to one's lifestyle, however this isn't always the case. Being planet-friendly can come from simple changes such as recycling and using natural light instead of electricity. For car owners, going green is becoming much easier. Car companies are developing planet-friendly technology that minimizes pollution caused by gas-powered vehicles. Knowing where to find up-to-date and accurate information about carbon vehicle emissions isn't easy. No worries, because we’ve found a great website that gives you access to a database of vehicles that are scored on a range from “greenest” to “meanest”.

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Topics: GreenTechnology

Drive Safe for July 4th Holiday Weekend!

Posted by Gabrielle Bobinsky on Jul 2, 2015 3:28:00 PM

4 Safe Driving Tips for the 4th of July Holiday Weekend!

The Fourth of July weekend brings thoughts of hotdogs, fireworks, and family fun, but what people don’t think about are the dangers on the road that accompany it. The National Safety Council (NSC) has released its predictions for fatalities and injuries caused by auto accidents during this holiday weekend and the numbers are sobering. The NSC is projecting the highest number of major auto accidents during a 4th of July weekend since 2008 with an estimated 409 fatalities and 49,500 serious injuries. 

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Topics: Driver Safety

Driving While Drowsy

Posted by Gabrielle Bobinsky on Jun 24, 2015 2:12:00 PM

What happens on that summer road trip after you run out of things to do? First, consider our 5 tips for enjoying your summer road trip, then consider what will happen when you get sleepy, because at some point you will get drowsy. The National Sleep Foundation notes, "1 out of 10 drivers have fallen asleep at the wheel in the last year." Keep reading to learn more about how to stay safe on the road this summer.

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Topics: Driver Safety, Driving Suggestions

Does Your Community Have A Safe Driving Program?

Posted by Gabrielle Bobinsky on Jun 19, 2015 4:26:00 PM


Here at CARITAS Vehicle Services driver safety is our number one priority, and we know it’s your top priority too. So, it’s important for your company to implement a safe driving program for all of your drivers. A safe driving program protects your drivers well being, and minimizes liability exposure for your entire community. Continue reading for our tips and links to help optimize your fleet safety program.


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Topics: Driver Safety

5 Tips for Enjoying Your Summer Road Trip

Posted by Gabrielle Bobinsky on Jun 11, 2015 11:30:00 AM

Summer is our chance to go on vacation and visit friends, family, and various travel destinations. Vacations come with travel and sometimes the best way to travel is by driving, so keeping those drives interesting is important. Here are a few tips that can help make your road trip more enjoyable . . .

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