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Distracted Driver Accidents | December 11, 2017

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Texting and Driving Articles

4 Free Apps That Incentivize Driving Safely

June 22, 2016 | | One Comment

By 2016, the dangers of distracted driving have been well quantified. Texting while driving takes your eyes off the road for an average of five seconds while also increasing your risk of crash by 23 times. Especially for younger generations … Read More

When Does Distraction Become Criminal?

June 1, 2016 |

Drinking and driving is well known as a dangerous offense in the eyes of the law. In 2014, 9,967 lives were claimed by drivers with a BAC of .08 and over, or 31 percent of all traffic related fatalities that … Read More

Interview With Creator of New Automobile Safety Product

May 13, 2016 | | One Comment

Breaking Bar is a wireless, self-calibrating, brake light that easily attaches to the back window of the car.

The technology used to create the Braking Bar is also used by luxury car manufactures like Mercedes, Cadillac, Volvo, and BMW use … Read More

6 Automobile Safety Products and Technologies

May 13, 2016 |

Safety is and always has been one of the top concerns for automobile owners. With the immense increase in distracted driving related auto collisions over the past decade, it’s a good thing that today’s new automobiles offer more protection and … Read More

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