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Distracted Driver Accidents | June 19, 2018

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The Distracted Driving Epidemic

November 2, 2012 | | One Comment

Upon the introduction of smartphones and increased multi-tasking behavior, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) is calling distracted driving an epidemic. According to the U.S. Department of Transportation 3,092 people died and 416,000 were injured in crashes involving a … Read More

Students Test Their Abilities to Drive While Distracted

October 29, 2012 |

Seven California students learned first-hand the dangers of distracted driving.

In the first time event put together by St. Joseph Health of Sonoma County and other sponsors, students from all around Sonoma were invited to participate in distracted driving experiements. … Read More

Top 5 Dangers of distracted driving

October 24, 2012 | | 2 Comments

Distracted driving occurs any time a driver takes their eyes off the road, hands off the wheel or mind off the task of driving. Drivers engage in secondary tasks during more of half of their time spent driving – an … Read More

Research Shows “Distracted Walking” Endangering Teenagers

October 23, 2012 |

While pedestrian injuries are in decline across the board, a recent study shows an alarming hike in accidents involving pedestrians between the ages of 16 and 19.

The study comes from the Washington based non-profit organization Safe Kids Worldwide. The … Read More

California Distracted Driving Laws

October 22, 2012 |

Distracted driving laws in California have effectively created more aware drivers and safer roads over the past two years. Now, State Senator and father of California’s distracted driving laws, Joe Simitian is pushing for harsher punishments. Governor Jerry Brown vetoed … Read More

Distracted Driving Infographic

August 16, 2011 | | One Comment

So sometimes statistics and typical bar graphs can be easy to forget or even boring, so we decided to put together an infographic on the dangers of distracted driving.

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