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Distracted Driver Accidents | July 23, 2017

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Cell Phone Distraction Doesn’t Stop With Just Cars

August 26, 2016 |

When thinking about distracted driving, one’s mind generally gravitates towards motor vehicle accidents. Assuming that distracted driving stops with cars, trucks, and motorcycles however would be a mistake. The same distractions that affect drivers on the road today also hinder … Read More

Pokemon Go and Distracted Driving

August 4, 2016 |

When thinking of distracted driving, one’s mind generally jumps to texting, talking on the phone, taking pictures, eating, or even applying make-up. However a new type of distraction has manifested itself in our everyday lives – catching Pokemon.

Pokemon Go, … Read More

Truckers Encourage Safe Driving for Distracted Driving Awareness Month in West Virginia

April 19, 2016 |

As a part of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, West Virginia truck drivers are calling for motorists to exercise more caution on roads.

In cooperation with the American Trucking Association and its Share the Road highway safety program, the West Virginia … Read More

Virginia Tech Transportation Institute New Study On Different Distracted Driving Behaviors

March 22, 2016 |

The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute has conducted a naturalistic driving study in which researches track the real-time actions of drivers by equipping vehicles with sensors, radars, and cameras with the goal of learning what specific distracted driving behaviors and actions … Read More

Over A Quarter Of Accidents Are Caused By Distracted Driving

February 16, 2016 |

The National Safety Council has conducted a study that concludes that more then a quarter of all automobile collisions in the United States are the result of inattentive driving while using a cell phone.

This National Safety Council study also estimates that … Read More

Jake’s Law: The Balance of Safety and Privacy

October 15, 2015 | | 3 Comments

Last year, Maryland law makers passed a bill aimed at deterring drivers from using their cell phones by increasing the penalty for accidents caused by distracted driving. The law was inspired by five year old Jake Owen who died in … Read More

Chaffin Luhana Foundation CLF DRiver AWareness Challenge (Now Open)

September 25, 2015 |

Did you know that car crashes are the number one youth killer in the United States, with 390,000+ Americans injured or killed in distracted driving accidents each year? To raise awareness of this critical issue, the Chaffin Luhana Foundation is … Read More

How much do you know about distracted driving?

April 17, 2015 | | One Comment

Everyone claims to be a competent and attentive driver. Even when someone admits to texting while driving, they claim it doesn’t impact their performance, despite the fact that it takes hands, eyes, and mind away from the road ahead. Even … Read More

Distracted Driving Quiz

April 16, 2015 |

Came across this quiz on the Chaffin Luhana, LLP Pittsburgh, PA personal injury law firm website.  I like searching the web while looking for different distracted driving related quizzes and testing my knowledge out on them.  Usually each quiz has … Read More

Distracted Driving Awareness Month (April)

April 6, 2015 |

In honor of the month of April, being Distracted Driving Awareness Month here is a compilation of our favorite distracted driving prevention resource links:

Distracted Driving Government Links:

http://www.distraction.gov/ – Government resource for learning more about distracted driving. Get the facts, get … Read More