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Distracted Driver Accidents | July 17, 2018

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Driving Under The Influence of Electronics: Is Washington’s Distracted Driving Law Saving Lives?

June 27, 2018 |

It’s time to get on the road and off the phone says Washington State’s top officials. Last year a new distracted driving law was put into place by top safety officials as part of an effort to decrease distracted driving … Read More

The Effects of Distracted Driving & What You Can Do to Stop It

April 25, 2018 |

We’re all guilty of it…distracted driving. Whether it’s because you were in a rush or because you weren’t, people are constantly multi-tasking when driving. This proves to be highly detrimental as, on average, 25% of all motor vehicle crash fatalities … Read More

How Much Do You Really Know About Distracted Driving?

April 11, 2018 |

In honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, it’s time we take another look at the problem responsible for 11% of all car accidents leading to fatalities, unnecessarily claiming nearly 4,000 lives each year.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration … Read More

Minnesota Still Has No Ban on Handheld Phones and Driving

January 19, 2018 |

Late last year, Engine no. 81 from the Edina Fire Department was on its way to a fire call when a driver pulled directly in front of the truck causing a collision. It turns out that the woman driving the … Read More

Why is Driving in Montana So Dangerous?

July 11, 2017 |

There are many cities across the United States that have a reputation of having bad drivers. Los Angeles, Washington D.C., and New York City usually top the list of where many people that are timid drivers do not want to … Read More

Are you Contributing to the Number of Unsafe Driving Accidents?

June 27, 2017 |

We have all heard multiple times how dangerous distracted driving is – but is that only limited to cell phone use? NO. If you eat and drive, drink alcohol and drive or text and drive – the answer is yes, … Read More

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 | | One Comment

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