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Distracted Driver Accidents | June 26, 2017

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Texting and Driving Articles

Passenger Tips to End Distracted Driving

June 5, 2017 |

Ever heard of a DT? Hint: it’s similar to a DD.

It’s a designator texter. Mad responsibility.

They co-pilot your phone while you handle the road.

Swipe, type, tweet, text, post, down and upload.

That’s from Honda’s latest … Read More

Pittsburgh Drivers Are The Worst In The Country

June 5, 2017 |

A C- may get you a passing grade in school – but it’s not a grade you want when concerning road and driver safety.

According to their 2017 Safe Driving Report, EverQuote Inc., an online insurance marketplace, rated Pittsburgh the … Read More

What Are the Odds

June 2, 2017 |

The odds of being struck by lightning in the U.S. in any given year is about one in 700,000 – with a 90% chance of survival. The odds of being a victim in a shark attack are around one in … Read More

Can our Brain Handle Multitasking when Driving?

March 20, 2017 |

Do you ever wonder why people say ‘multitasking’ is a positive strength to put on a resume?

The reality is that multitasking is actually not a strength- it drains the brain of energy as it forces it to switch back … Read More

Distracted Driving Has Become a National Epidemic

March 17, 2017 |

Distracted driving is responsible for taking thousands of lives every year, at least that’s what we see stamped across headlines and news publications. A few thousand is a big number- however in comparison to the actual number of people who … Read More

New Study: Missouri’s Most Dangerous Intersections

March 16, 2017 |

Everyone has a preferred driving route, whether it’s to avoid congested streets or to take the scenic route.

But it may be time to rethink your driving path- a new study ranks Missouri’s most dangerous intersections.

The rankings … Read More

California’s Most Dangerous Cities for Drivers

February 22, 2017 |

You should be in a car accident at least three or four times in your lifetime, statistically speaking that is. And that’s given you’re an “average” driver, which self-admitted or not, most people are. But do your odds of being … Read More

AAA Survey: Young Millennials Are The Worst Behaved Drivers

February 17, 2017 |

Due to their inexperience on the road, young drivers receive more scrutiny behind the wheel. They have to pay more for car insurance, have safe driving programs aimed at teaching them better practices, and even have safety features built into … Read More

Alabama Convicts Distracted Driver of Manslaughter

February 16, 2017 |

It’s Alabama’s first conviction of manslaughter while texting and driving: Jonathan Raynes, 23, will serve two years in prison followed by eight years of probation for a car accident killing 24-year-old Miranda Hamilton.

Raynes, who momentarily took his eyes … Read More

Causes of Nighttime Accidents – More Than Just Cell Phones

January 25, 2017 |

Warmer nights are almost here, which means the school year is coming to an end, families are headed on vacation, and more people are staying out into the night hours – putting more drivers and passengers at risk of nighttime … Read More