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Distracted Driver Accidents | October 21, 2018

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What to do About Distracted Drivers? And The Survey Says…

January 10, 2014 | | One Comment

Recently a survey conducted by State Farm reported that an average of 25% of drivers browse the web while behind the wheel of their automobile.  This percentage has almost doubled since 2009.  After this survey was conducted the question of … Read More

General Driving Safety (Amazing Ad Campaign)

January 7, 2014 |

It seems like it’s hard to find a new way to tell drivers to be more careful, but this ad from New Zealand manages to do just that.

The public-service announcement, from NZ Transport Agency, dissects an accident by … Read More

“Drowsy Driving” Another Form of Distracted Driving

December 16, 2013 |

So you’ve headed all the warnings about distracted driving. You’ve put away your cell phone, ignored the radio dial, ate before you got in the car, and asked all your passengers to simmer down.

You are ready to be the … Read More

Distracted Driving Pedestrian and Cycling Death Continues to Increase

December 9, 2013 |

Pedestrians and cyclists in the United States are suffering deaths by the hands of distracted drivers at an increasing number.  A new study released by the Public Health Reports claims that pedestrian deaths caused by distracted driving have increased by … Read More

Bike Safety Guide

October 18, 2013 |

So I know this is not related to distracted driving, at least directly related, but I think any resource that advocates safety on our roads is good enough for me. As drivers on the roads I think that sometimes we … Read More

Distracted Driving Effects Business

September 18, 2013 |

Around three years ago legislature in the state of Washington made text messaging and the use of handheld devices while driving illegal.  However, a research study by Beth Ebel published in the Seattle Times showed that nearly one in every … Read More

King County Cops and Troopers Target Distracted Drivers

August 6, 2013 |

Distracted driving is against the law, nevertheless everywhere we look it seems like everyone is doing it.  Ok, maybe that’s a little of an exaggeration but think about it, how many times do you pull up to a stop sign … Read More

(Distracted Driving) More Dangerous Than People Know

June 3, 2013 |

Quickly becoming one of the most prevalent factors for causes of a car accident, distracted driving might be even more dangerous than it is being reported.

The under reporting of distracted driving has become a frequent mistake made by police … Read More

Texas Attempting to Ban Texting While Driving (Again)

May 20, 2013 |

By an almost 2-1 margin, the Texas House of Representatives has passed a bill banning texting while driving.

The goal of the new bill, and like all other distracted driving legislation, is to try and reduce the amount of individuals being … Read More

Honoring Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

May 8, 2013 | | 3 Comments

The most effective way to teach a teenager might just be through other teenagers, at least that’s what the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Mazda Motorsports, the Ad Council and the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) believe.

In honor … Read More