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Distracted Driver Accidents | August 19, 2018

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4 Driving Distractions You Need to Be Aware Of

August 16, 2018 |

Car accidents and motor vehicle crashes are one of the biggest causes of death in the United States. As a matter of fact, Kansas City accident attorneys, Fowler Pickert Eisenmenger Norfleet, report that there were 37,641 fatal automobile accidents in … Read More

28 Ways to Drive Less Distracted in 2018

July 27, 2018 |

It is the year 2018 and we are already halfway through it. (crazy, right?) With that comes innovation, new technology, and smart cars. Check out the list below of useful resources to keep up with the evolution and learn how … Read More

Driving Under The Influence of Electronics: Is Washington’s Distracted Driving Law Saving Lives?

June 27, 2018 |

It’s time to get on the road and off the phone says Washington State’s top officials. Last year a new distracted driving law was put into place by top safety officials as part of an effort to decrease distracted driving … Read More

The Effects of Distracted Driving & What You Can Do to Stop It

April 25, 2018 |

We’re all guilty of it…distracted driving. Whether it’s because you were in a rush or because you weren’t, people are constantly multi-tasking when driving. This proves to be highly detrimental as, on average, 25% of all motor vehicle crash fatalities … Read More

How Much Do You Really Know About Distracted Driving?

April 11, 2018 |

In honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, it’s time we take another look at the problem responsible for 11% of all car accidents leading to fatalities, unnecessarily claiming nearly 4,000 lives each year.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration … Read More

Minnesota Still Has No Ban on Handheld Phones and Driving

January 19, 2018 |

Late last year, Engine no. 81 from the Edina Fire Department was on its way to a fire call when a driver pulled directly in front of the truck causing a collision. It turns out that the woman driving the … Read More

Are you Contributing to the Number of Unsafe Driving Accidents?

June 27, 2017 |

We have all heard multiple times how dangerous distracted driving is – but is that only limited to cell phone use? NO. If you eat and drive, drink alcohol and drive or text and drive – the answer is yes, … Read More

Passenger Tips to End Distracted Driving

June 5, 2017 |

Ever heard of a DT? Hint: it’s similar to a DD.

It’s a designator texter. Mad responsibility.

They co-pilot your phone while you handle the road.

Swipe, type, tweet, text, post, down and upload.

That’s from Honda’s latest … Read More

Can our Brain Handle Multitasking when Driving?

March 20, 2017 |

Do you ever wonder why people say ‘multitasking’ is a positive strength to put on a resume?

The reality is that multitasking is actually not a strength- it drains the brain of energy as it forces it to switch back … Read More

Distracted Driving Has Become a National Epidemic

March 17, 2017 |

Distracted driving is responsible for taking thousands of lives every year, at least that’s what we see stamped across headlines and news publications. A few thousand is a big number- however in comparison to the actual number of people who … Read More