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Distracted Driver Accidents | August 23, 2019

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28 Ways to Drive Less Distracted in 2018

July 27, 2018 |

It is the year 2018 and we are already halfway through it. (crazy, right?) With that comes innovation, new technology, and smart cars. Check out the list below of useful resources to keep up with the evolution and learn how … Read More

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 | | One Comment

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 | | One Comment

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