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Distracted Driver Accidents | October 21, 2018

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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

Apple’s Siri: Digital Assistant or Dangerous Distraction?

December 2, 2014 |

While it may come as no surprise, physical distraction, such as reaching for the radio dial, and visual distraction, like reading a text message, can be an extremely dangerous type of distracted driving. What American motorists may find … Read More

Smartphone Safety While Driving

May 19, 2014 | | One Comment

Smartphones are Here to Stay

In today’s world of technological advancements, products previously seen as futuristic have become commonplace. Where diners, drive-ins, and sock hops were once regular weekend activities it’s now become standard for teens to have smartphones, communicate … Read More

Truck Drivers Texting While Driving Caught on Tape

April 29, 2014 | | 6 Comments

George and Kathy Weed were killed one year ago when a truck driver who police say was texting while driving slammed his tractor-trailer into the back of the upstate New York couple’s car on a Pennsylvania highway.

“Dad was … Read More

The Evolution and History of Automobile Safety

April 13, 2014 | | One Comment

I recently came across this Timeline on the History and Evolution of Automobile safety and thought I would share it on the site.  It is not directly related to Distracted Driving but there is no doubt that some of the … Read More

Distracted Driving Awareness Month (April)

April 7, 2014 | | One Comment

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month (April)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released recent data that supports the claim that distracted driving continues to become more and more of a deadly epidemic in the United States and across the … Read More

How to Decrease the Chances of your Teenager Driving Distracted

February 15, 2014 |

The federal Department of Transportation reported that distracted driving related accidents killed 3,328 United States citizens in 2012 alone.  In the same year, distracted driving accidents caused 21% of all the fatal auto accidents involving teens ages 15 to 19 … Read More