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Distracted Driver Accidents | April 26, 2018

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Texting and Driving Articles

Should Distracted Walking Become Punishable By Law?

October 5, 2015 | | 2 Comments

By 2015, the threat of distracted driving and education on the subject has made its way into the collective consciousness. A quick web search will reveal the massive amount of data circulating the internet such as this infographic on cell … Read More

Chaffin Luhana Foundation CLF DRiver AWareness Challenge (Now Open)

September 25, 2015 |

Did you know that car crashes are the number one youth killer in the United States, with 390,000+ Americans injured or killed in distracted driving accidents each year? To raise awareness of this critical issue, the Chaffin Luhana Foundation is … Read More

How Car Companies Are Using Technology To Help Prevent Distracted Driving

September 15, 2015 | | One Comment

It has been almost one full year since a school bus driver in Tennessee, James Davenport, was texting while driving when he swerved onto the other side of the highway and crashed into a second school bus. The school bus … Read More

Law Banning Texting While Driving in Louisiana is Hard to Enforce

August 1, 2015 |

In the United States, a fourth of all drivers admit to using their cell phones while operating a vehicle.  However, in the state of Louisiana where distracted driving has been banned for many years, police admit to only writing tickets … Read More

California Truck Accident Facts and Statistics

April 26, 2015 | | One Comment

Accidents involving trucks are occurring all too often in the United States and have become a serious problem in the state of California. Semi-trucks are involved in thousands of fatal crashes across the country each year, as well being the cause … Read More

How much do you know about distracted driving?

April 17, 2015 | | One Comment

Everyone claims to be a competent and attentive driver. Even when someone admits to texting while driving, they claim it doesn’t impact their performance, despite the fact that it takes hands, eyes, and mind away from the road ahead. Even … Read More

Distracted Driving Quiz

April 16, 2015 |

Came across this quiz on the Chaffin Luhana, LLP Pittsburgh, PA personal injury law firm website.  I like searching the web while looking for different distracted driving related quizzes and testing my knowledge out on them.  Usually each quiz has … Read More

Distracted Driving Awareness Month (April)

April 6, 2015 |

In honor of the month of April, being Distracted Driving Awareness Month here is a compilation of our favorite distracted driving prevention resource links:

Distracted Driving Government Links:

http://www.distraction.gov/ – Government resource for learning more about distracted driving. Get the facts, get … Read More

Toyota Using New Oculus Rift Distracted Driving Simulator to Educate Drivers

February 18, 2015 |

The great physiologist Pavlov famously conducted the classical conditioning experiment making dogs salivate at the ringing of a bell while waiting to be fed.  I have a difficult time thinking of anything else in the present day that is more comparable … Read More

25 Shocking Distracted Driving Statistics

January 23, 2015 | | 11 Comments

At this point I think most people realize just how big of a problem and how dangerous distracted driving is.  However, seeing this list of 25 distracted driving statistics all together in one long list really can put it into … Read More