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Causes of Nighttime Accidents – More Than Just Cell Phones

January 25, 2017 |

Warmer nights are almost here, which means the school year is coming to an end, families are headed on vacation, and more people are staying out into the night hours – putting more drivers and passengers at risk of nighttime … Read More

What the 10 Most Dangerous Highways Have in Common

November 29, 2016 | | One Comment

Multitasking can make a person more productive in almost every aspect of their life, with one notable exception: driving. From texting (even with Siri) to answering emotional phone calls, eating behind the wheel or simply lost in thought, distracted driving … 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

The Most Dangerous App on Your Phone

February 9, 2016 |

Liberty Mutual and Students Against Destructive Decisions conducted a survey with over 1,600 high school students in regards to distracted driving and teen driving behavior. An alarming but possibly not surprising find was that 88% of respondents admitted to using … Read More

Amanda’s Story

October 24, 2015 | | 8 Comments

The adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” has perhaps never been more befitting an image then that of the mangled car that Amanda Kloehr was wrenched from after being buried by a tractor trailer in a 2008 car … Read More

Should Distracted Walking Become Punishable By Law?

October 5, 2015 | | 2 Comments

By 2015, the threat of distracted driving and education on the subject has made its way into the collective consciousness. A quick web search will reveal the massive amount of data circulating the internet such as this infographic on cell … Read More

Toyota Using New Oculus Rift Distracted Driving Simulator to Educate Drivers

February 18, 2015 |

The great physiologist Pavlov famously conducted the classical conditioning experiment making dogs salivate at the ringing of a bell while waiting to be fed.  I have a difficult time thinking of anything else in the present day that is more comparable … Read More

25 Shocking Distracted Driving Statistics

January 23, 2015 | | 6 Comments

At this point I think most people realize just how big of a problem and how dangerous distracted driving is.  However, seeing this list of 25 distracted driving statistics all together in one long list really can put it into … Read More

Truck Drivers Texting While Driving Caught on Tape

April 29, 2014 | | 6 Comments

George and Kathy Weed were killed one year ago when a truck driver who police say was texting while driving slammed his tractor-trailer into the back of the upstate New York couple’s car on a Pennsylvania highway.

“Dad was … Read More

How to Decrease the Chances of your Teenager Driving Distracted

February 15, 2014 |

The federal Department of Transportation reported that distracted driving related accidents killed 3,328 United States citizens in 2012 alone.  In the same year, distracted driving accidents caused 21% of all the fatal auto accidents involving teens ages 15 to 19 … Read More