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Distracted Driver Accidents | July 17, 2018

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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

Technology to End Texting While Driving

November 30, 2012 |

A non-profit organization called the Distracted Driving Foundation has proposed the use of a technology that would, in essence, end technology-based distracted driving.

The foundation was founded on the premise that mobile phone carriers should put technology in all phones … Read More

Teenagers Saving Teenagers in Respect to Distracted Driving

November 30, 2012 | | 2 Comments

The dangers of texting and driving have taken our nation by storm, and the most prevalent of groups contributing to this outbreak are teenagers. Commonly known for inattentively walking around as their eyes are buried in their phones, teenagers … Read More

California to Recieve Federal Funding to Curb Texting While Driving

November 16, 2012 |

The U.S Department of Transportation is sending Sacramento $1.5 Million to combat distracted driving across the state.

The funding is said to go specifically towards Public Service Announcements and for increased police enforcement of the use of cell phones while … Read More

Dangers of Distracted Driving (Infographic)

November 15, 2012 | | 7 Comments

Distracted driving is any type of action that takes an individual’s attention away from the road and the act of driving.  Distracted driving puts everyone on the road in danger.  Some of the most common types of distracted driving include:  … Read More

Florida Remains Free of Distracted-Driving Laws

November 14, 2012 |

Students at Carrollwood Day School experienced firsthand the dangers of texting while driving. The results were what the instructors expected, with most of the students crashing the car during the video simulation. Thankfully it was only a simulation and … Read More

Officers Struggle to Enforce Texting While Driving Laws

November 12, 2012 | | One Comment

Ten taps. That is the amount officers are using to determine if a person is texting versus simply dialing a phone number. Ten taps. A number has seven, so if you screw up more than once you might be … Read More

Worcester County District Attorney Puts on “Distracted Driving” Program

November 8, 2012 |

Hundreds of teens and concerned parents gathered at the Webster-Dudley Boys and Girls club in Worcester County, Massachusetts Tuesday for a distracted driving community out reach program.

The event, which was initially started in response to a teenage girl who lost … Read More

Distracted Driver Causes Fatal Accident

November 5, 2012 |

A driver of a Cadillac sedan, who, according to investigators, was distracted by his ringing cell phone, caused an fatal accident in Porterville, California.  The fatal distracted driving crash occurred Saturday night.  The driver’s cell phone had apparently fallen, … Read More

The Distracted Driving Epidemic

November 2, 2012 | | One Comment

Upon the introduction of smartphones and increased multi-tasking behavior, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling distracted driving an epidemic. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation 3,092 people died and 416,000 were injured in crashes involving a … Read More