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Distracted Driver Accidents | June 19, 2018

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Over A Quarter Of Accidents Are Caused By Distracted Driving

February 16, 2016 |

The National Safety Council has conducted a study that concludes that more then a quarter of all automobile collisions in the United States are the result of inattentive driving while using a cell phone.

This National Safety Council study also estimates that … Read More

Are Secondary Laws Enough to Prevent Distracted Driving?

December 29, 2015 |

According to AAA Nebraska, fatal crashes are on pace to reach their highest levels in the state since 2007. Through December 14th of this year, 228 people have already died in crashes, an increase of 14 percent over the past … Read More

Austin Takes a Strong Stance on Distracted Driving

November 5, 2015 | | 3 Comments

Austin, Texas has been long been known for its rich culture, outdoor appeal, and affinity for college football, but as of January 1, 2015, it became one of the state’s leaders in the fight against distracted driving. In an effort … 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

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

Law Banning Texting While Driving in Louisiana is Hard to Enforce

August 1, 2015 |

In the United States, a fourth of all drivers admit to using their cell phones while operating a vehicle.  However, in the state of Louisiana where distracted driving has been banned for many years, police admit to only writing tickets … Read More

California Truck Accident Facts and Statistics

April 26, 2015 | | One Comment

Accidents involving trucks are occurring all too often in the United States and have become a serious problem in the state of California. Semi-trucks are involved in thousands of fatal crashes across the country each year, as well being the cause … Read More

How much do you know about distracted driving?

April 17, 2015 | | One Comment

Everyone claims to be a competent and attentive driver. Even when someone admits to texting while driving, they claim it doesn’t impact their performance, despite the fact that it takes hands, eyes, and mind away from the road ahead. Even … Read More

25 Shocking Distracted Driving Statistics

January 23, 2015 | | 11 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

Distracted Driving Awareness Month (April)

April 7, 2014 | | One Comment

National Distracted Driving Awareness Month (April)

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has released recent data that supports the claim that distracted driving continues to become more and more of a deadly epidemic in the United States and across the … Read More