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Texting and Driving Articles

Distracted Driving Leading to More Accidents in Missouri

April 29, 2016 |

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, car accidents have claimed the lives of 234 people so far this year. In comparison to this same time last year, that’s an 11 percent increase in fatalities. 

The rise in traffic deaths is … Read More

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

Truckers Encourage Safe Driving for Distracted Driving Awareness Month in West Virginia

April 19, 2016 |

As a part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, West Virginia truck drivers are calling for motorists to exercise more caution on roads.

In cooperation with the American Trucking Association and its Share the Road highway safety program, the West Virginia … Read More

New Proposed Law In New Jersey Banning Distracted Walking

March 31, 2016 |

Even though laws against distracted driving in most states across the U.S. still need to make a significant amount of improvement, they are light years ahead of laws against distracted walking, which until recently were essentially non existent. Both distracted … Read More

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute New Study On Different Distracted Driving Behaviors

March 22, 2016 |

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has conducted a naturalistic driving study in which researches track the real-time actions of drivers by equipping vehicles with sensors, radars, and cameras with the goal of learning what specific distracted driving behaviors and actions … Read More

Over A Quarter Of Accidents Are Caused By Distracted Driving

February 16, 2016 |

The National Safety Council has conducted a study that concludes that more then a quarter of all automobile collisions in the United States are the result of inattentive driving while using a cell phone.

This National Safety Council study also estimates that … 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

Driving Test Laws, Rules, and Regulations Across the Globe

November 23, 2015 |

Having the option to get behind the wheel of a car is a fantastic benefit that not everyone has. Driving isn’t just about getting from A to B, it gives a great freedom for adventure and to see new places that might … Read More