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Distracted Driver Accidents | August 19, 2018

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What to do About Distracted Drivers? And The Survey Says…

January 10, 2014 | | One Comment

Recently a survey conducted by State Farm reported that an average of 25% of drivers browse the web while behind the wheel of their automobile.  This percentage has almost doubled since 2009.  After this survey was conducted the question of … Read More

“Drowsy Driving” Another Form of Distracted Driving

December 16, 2013 |

So you’ve headed all the warnings about distracted driving. You’ve put away your cell phone, ignored the radio dial, ate before you got in the car, and asked all your passengers to simmer down.

You are ready to be the … Read More

Distracted Driving Pedestrian and Cycling Death Continues to Increase

December 9, 2013 |

Pedestrians and cyclists in the United States are suffering deaths by the hands of distracted drivers at an increasing number.  A new study released by the Public Health Reports claims that pedestrian deaths caused by distracted driving have increased by … Read More

Bike Safety Guide

October 18, 2013 |

So I know this is not related to distracted driving, at least directly related, but I think any resource that advocates safety on our roads is good enough for me. As drivers on the roads I think that sometimes we … Read More

Honoring Global Youth Traffic Safety Month

May 8, 2013 | | 3 Comments

The most effective way to teach a teenager might just be through other teenagers, at least that’s what the U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT), Mazda Motorsports, the Ad Council and the National Organizations for Youth Safety (NOYS) believe.

In honor … Read More

Law Enforcement Cracks Down in Honor of Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April 2, 2013 | | One Comment

Law enforcement has their own way of honoring Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Coming this April, the five-year anniversary of the law that prohibits motorist from using their phone while driving, California policemen will be increasing the amount of tickets they … 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

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

Missouri High School Students Learn about Dangers of Distracted Driving

November 2, 2012 |

 

Monett High School, in Missouri showed the dangers of distracted driving through a docudrama played out in real life in front of them.  A program entitles “Dangers of Distraction” was presented by Merry and Ron Dye in the … Read More

Alabama Teens Practice in Distracted Driving Simulator

October 31, 2012 |

 

 

The 4th Annual Crash Course Teen Driving Summit took place today at the Pelhem Civic Center in Alabama.  On a national average, Alabama ranks high for teen driving fatalities and injuries.  The event held today helped to simulate … Read More