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Arizona’s Efforts to Ban Texting & Driving

April 25, 2016 | | 2 Comments

Major concerns arise around distracted driving in Arizona since it is one of two states that hasn’t restricted texting and driving in any form. Senator Steve Farley has been fighting for change since 2007 but his push to mandate a … Read More

The Most Dangerous App on Your Phone

February 9, 2016 |

Liberty Mutual and Students Against Destructive Decisions conducted a survey with over 1,600 high school students in regards to distracted driving and teen driving behavior. An alarming but possibly not surprising find was that 88% of respondents admitted to using … Read More

Drunk Walking Is Distracted Walking

February 3, 2016 |

It’s no secret that there is a clear relationship between intoxication and distraction. Even after just a few drinks, you lose focus and don’t have your full wits about you. Loosening up before going out is by no means wrong, … Read More

Are Secondary Laws Enough to Prevent Distracted Driving?

December 29, 2015 |

According to AAA Nebraska, fatal crashes are on pace to reach their highest levels in the state since 2007. Through December 14th of this year, 228 people have already died in crashes, an increase of 14 percent over the past … Read More

Austin Takes a Strong Stance on Distracted Driving

November 5, 2015 | | 3 Comments

Austin, Texas has been long been known for its rich culture, outdoor appeal, and affinity for college football, but as of January 1, 2015, it became one of the state’s leaders in the fight against distracted driving. In an effort … Read More

Jake’s Law: The Balance of Safety and Privacy

October 15, 2015 | | 3 Comments

Last year, Maryland law makers passed a bill aimed at deterring drivers from using their cell phones by increasing the penalty for accidents caused by distracted driving. The law was inspired by five year old Jake Owen who died in … Read More

Should Distracted Walking Become Punishable By Law?

October 5, 2015 | | 2 Comments

By 2015, the threat of distracted driving and education on the subject has made its way into the collective consciousness. A quick web search will reveal the massive amount of data circulating the internet such as this infographic on cell … Read More