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Distracted Driver Accidents | April 26, 2018

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Texting and Driving Articles

Is Texting While Driving More Dangerous Than Drunk Driving?

April 2, 2013 | | 34 Comments

According to one DWI attorney in Houston, the answer is yes. “In 2014, 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 were injured due to car accidents involving distracted drivers and the number is rising every year. Drunk driving claimed 9,967 lives in … Read More

Distracted Driving Prevention

April 1, 2013 |

Distracted driving is an increasingly risky behavior that occurs any time a driver takes their eyes off the road, hands off the wheel or mind off the task of driving. With cell phone technology at its’ peak and more immediate … Read More

New Borns Causing New Moms New Distractions While Driving

February 27, 2013 | | 2 Comments

Bringing new life into the world is a life-altering event. The way you once lived quickly becomes ancient and your worries are no longer centered around just yourself, but the newborn who you now are responsible to take care of. … Read More

Father of Slain Woman Educates Teens to Prevent Distracted Driving

February 14, 2013 |

The likelihood of a car crash increases drastically with the occurrence of distracted driving. There are three main types of distracted driving activities that could divert a person’s attention away from the primary task of driving; visual, manual and cognitive. … Read More

Canary App Goes Big Brother on Distracted Driving

January 22, 2013 | | 2 Comments

Distracted driving has evolved into the modern day arch-nemesis of safe driving. With phones becoming so irresistible that drivers, and in particular teens, cannot keep their attention away from them while operating their vehicles, more and more defense strategies are … Read More

The Future of Driving Looks Even More Distracted

January 11, 2013 |

The world of smart phones has taken over this generation. Kids are getting them at a younger age, and the people are becoming more dependent on them. Just walking around crowded areas like the mall or sports venues, we have … Read More

Almost 12,000 Distracted Driving Citations in Nevada

January 2, 2013 | | One Comment

The Nevada Highway Patrol reported that state troopers issued 11,992 traffic citations to drivers who were engaging in distracted driving cell phone behavior including talking without hands-free technology, texting, reading and all other non-voice-activated communication in 2012.

Fortunately, statistics and … Read More

Even the Trained Aren’t Immune to the Dangers of Distracted Driving

December 13, 2012 |

The ones responding to distracted driving accidents might in fact be the ones causing them these days.

According to reports and statistics, on average, a crash occurs about every other day as a result of an emergency vehicle … Read More

AT&T and Texting while Driving

December 11, 2012 |

Randall L. Stephenson, chairman and chief executive of AT&T, spoke to hundreds of representatives, executives and investors at a conference Wednesday in San Francisco. The purpose of the meeting was to discuss the state of the telecom business, but Stephenson … Read More

The Dangers of Distracted Driving in Winter Hazards

December 3, 2012 |

As we all know, winter is the most dangerous season to be driving on the roads. Chances are if you don’t live in California, you will most likely be using those trusted snow chains at some point over the next … Read More