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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

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 Car Companies Are Using Technology To Help Prevent Distracted Driving

September 15, 2015 | | One Comment

It has been almost one full year since a school bus driver in Tennessee, James Davenport, was texting while driving when he swerved onto the other side of the highway and crashed into a second school bus. The school bus … 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

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

Apple’s Siri: Digital Assistant or Dangerous Distraction?

December 2, 2014 |

While it may come as no surprise, physical distraction, such as reaching for the radio dial, and visual distraction, like reading a text message, can be an extremely dangerous type of distracted driving. What American motorists may find … Read More

The Evolution and History of Automobile Safety

April 13, 2014 | | One Comment

I recently came across this Timeline on the History and Evolution of Automobile safety and thought I would share it on the site.  It is not directly related to Distracted Driving but there is no doubt that some of the … 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

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