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Distracted Driver Accidents | July 17, 2018

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Missouri High School Students Learn about Dangers of Distracted Driving

November 2, 2012 |

 

Monett High School, in Missouri showed the dangers of distracted driving through a docudrama played out in real life in front of them.  A program entitles “Dangers of Distraction” was presented by Merry and Ron Dye in the … Read More

Hoover students focus attention on distracted driving

November 1, 2012 |

The National Safety Council estimates there were more than 1 million crashes in the United States this year caused by drivers distracted by their cellphones. The Hoover, AL community and officials are rallying this week to bring to light the … Read More

Teenager sentenced to one year in prison for texting while driving

October 31, 2012 |

A Massachusetts teenager was sentenced to one year in prison after his texting while driving led to a crash that caused fatal and serious injuries.

Prosecutors allege that Deveau, who was only 17 years old at the time of the … Read More

Alabama Teens Practice in Distracted Driving Simulator

October 31, 2012 |

 

 

The 4th Annual Crash Course Teen Driving Summit took place today at the Pelhem Civic Center in Alabama.  On a national average, Alabama ranks high for teen driving fatalities and injuries.  The event held today helped to simulate … Read More

Texting While Driving Law Rarely Enforced in Georgia

October 30, 2012 |

It has been over two years since the State of Georgia enacted a ban on texting while driving and many drivers are not happy with the results.

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Texting while driving, as proven by study after study, is … Read More

Students Test Their Abilities to Drive While Distracted

October 29, 2012 |

Seven California students learned first-hand the dangers of distracted driving.

In the first time event put together by St. Joseph Health of Sonoma County and other sponsors, students from all around Sonoma were invited to participate in distracted driving experiements. … Read More

Top 5 Dangers of distracted driving

October 24, 2012 | | 2 Comments

Distracted driving occurs any time a driver takes their eyes off the road, hands off the wheel or mind off the task of driving. Drivers engage in secondary tasks during more of half of their time spent driving – an … Read More

Research Shows “Distracted Walking” Endangering Teenagers

October 23, 2012 |

While pedestrian injuries are in decline across the board, a recent study shows an alarming hike in accidents involving pedestrians between the ages of 16 and 19.

The study comes from the Washington based non-profit organization Safe Kids Worldwide. The … Read More

Fatal collision a result of distracted driving

October 22, 2012 |

A fatal collision caused by distracted driving killed a 40-year-old woman near Sherwood Park early Monday morning.  The accident occurred at the intersection of Baseline Road and Highway 216.

The Royal Canadian Mounted Police stated that the woman had exited from … Read More

Police to spy on drivers suspected of texting in federal test

October 22, 2012 |

U.S. Department of Transportation has paid police to spy on drivers suspected of texting…

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced that it is providing a grant of $550,000 that will allow police departments in Connecticut and Massachusetts to … Read More