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Distracted Driver Accidents | June 19, 2018

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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

New Study: Missouri’s Most Dangerous Intersections

March 16, 2017 |

Everyone has a preferred driving route, whether it’s to avoid congested streets or to take the scenic route.

But it may be time to rethink your driving path- a new study ranks Missouri’s most dangerous intersections.

The rankings … Read More

California’s Most Dangerous Cities for Drivers

February 22, 2017 |

You should be in a car accident at least three or four times in your lifetime, statistically speaking that is. And that’s given you’re an “average” driver, which self-admitted or not, most people are. But do your odds of being … Read More

AAA Survey: Young Millennials Are The Worst Behaved Drivers

February 17, 2017 |

Due to their inexperience on the road, young drivers receive more scrutiny behind the wheel. They have to pay more for car insurance, have safe driving programs aimed at teaching them better practices, and even have safety features built into … Read More