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Distracted Driver Accidents | July 23, 2017

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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

(Distracted Driving) More Dangerous Than People Know

June 3, 2013 |

Quickly becoming one of the most prevalent factors for causes of a car accident, distracted driving might be even more dangerous than it is being reported.

The under reporting of distracted driving has become a frequent mistake made by police … Read More

Is Texting While Driving More Dangerous Than Drunk Driving?

April 2, 2013 | | 33 Comments

According to one DWI attorney in Houston, the answer is yes. “In 2014, 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 were injured due to car accidents involving distracted drivers and the number is rising every year. Drunk driving claimed 9,967 lives in … Read More

Even the Trained Aren’t Immune to the Dangers of Distracted Driving

December 13, 2012 |

The ones responding to distracted driving accidents might in fact be the ones causing them these days.

According to reports and statistics, on average, a crash occurs about every other day as a result of an emergency vehicle … Read More

The Dangers of Distracted Driving in Winter Hazards

December 3, 2012 |

As we all know, winter is the most dangerous season to be driving on the roads. Chances are if you don’t live in California, you will most likely be using those trusted snow chains at some point over the next … Read More

Dangers of Distracted Driving (Infographic)

November 15, 2012 | | 7 Comments

Distracted driving is any type of action that takes an individual’s attention away from the road and the act of driving.  Distracted driving puts everyone on the road in danger.  Some of the most common types of distracted driving include:  … 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