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Distracted Driver Accidents | December 19, 2018

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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

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

“Drowsy Driving” Another Form of Distracted Driving

December 16, 2013 |

So you’ve headed all the warnings about distracted driving. You’ve put away your cell phone, ignored the radio dial, ate before you got in the car, and asked all your passengers to simmer down.

You are ready to be the … Read More

Distracted Driving Pedestrian and Cycling Death Continues to Increase

December 9, 2013 |

Pedestrians and cyclists in the United States are suffering deaths by the hands of distracted drivers at an increasing number.  A new study released by the Public Health Reports claims that pedestrian deaths caused by distracted driving have increased by … Read More

Distracted Driving Effects Business

September 18, 2013 |

Around three years ago legislature in the state of Washington made text messaging and the use of handheld devices while driving illegal.  However, a research study by Beth Ebel published in the Seattle Times showed that nearly one in every … 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

Distracted Driving Zombies

May 3, 2013 |

The Carnegie Mellon University has conducted many studies and concluded that using a cell phone while driving an automobile reduces the drivers brain activity associated with driving by more then 37%.  This translates into meaning that over a third of … Read More

Statistics Show “Day Dreaming” Maybe The New Distracted Driving

April 16, 2013 |

While cell phones are receiving all the “attention” when it comes to distracted driving, statistics show that there is a bigger component contributing to the fatal act of driving distracted, and that is one’s mind.

Erie Insurance engaged in a … Read More

Is Texting While Driving More Dangerous Than Drunk Driving?

April 2, 2013 | | 35 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

Almost 12,000 Distracted Driving Citations in Nevada

January 2, 2013 | | One Comment

The Nevada Highway Patrol reported that state troopers issued 11,992 traffic citations to drivers who were engaging in distracted driving cell phone behavior including talking without hands-free technology, texting, reading and all other non-voice-activated communication in 2012.

Fortunately, statistics and … Read More