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Distracted Driver Accidents | March 26, 2019

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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

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

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

King County Cops and Troopers Target Distracted Drivers

August 6, 2013 |

Distracted driving is against the law, nevertheless everywhere we look it seems like everyone is doing it.  Ok, maybe that’s a little of an exaggeration but think about it, how many times do you pull up to a stop sign … Read More

Distracted Driving Prevention

April 1, 2013 |

Distracted driving is an increasingly risky behavior that occurs any time a driver takes their eyes off the road, hands off the wheel or mind off the task of driving. With cell phone technology at its’ peak and more immediate … 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

Canary App Goes Big Brother on Distracted Driving

January 22, 2013 | | 2 Comments

Distracted driving has evolved into the modern day arch-nemesis of safe driving. With phones becoming so irresistible that drivers, and in particular teens, cannot keep their attention away from them while operating their vehicles, more and more defense strategies are … Read More