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Distracted Driver Accidents | July 18, 2019

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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

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