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Alabama Convicts Distracted Driver of Manslaughter

February 16, 2017 |

It’s Alabama’s first conviction of manslaughter while texting and driving: Jonathan Raynes, 23, will serve two years in prison followed by eight years of probation for a car accident killing 24-year-old Miranda Hamilton.

Raynes, who momentarily took his eyes … Read More

Interview With Creator of New Automobile Safety Product

May 13, 2016 | | One Comment

Breaking Bar is a wireless, self-calibrating, brake light that easily attaches to the back window of the car.

The technology used to create the Braking Bar is also used by luxury car manufactures like Mercedes, Cadillac, Volvo, and BMW use … Read More

Amanda’s Story

October 24, 2015 | | 8 Comments

The adage “a picture is worth a thousand words” has perhaps never been more befitting an image then that of the mangled car that Amanda Kloehr was wrenched from after being buried by a tractor trailer in a 2008 car … 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

Truck Drivers Texting While Driving Caught on Tape

April 29, 2014 | | 6 Comments

George and Kathy Weed were killed one year ago when a truck driver who police say was texting while driving slammed his tractor-trailer into the back of the upstate New York couple’s car on a Pennsylvania highway.

“Dad was … 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

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

Teenagers Saving Teenagers in Respect to Distracted Driving

November 30, 2012 | | 2 Comments

The dangers of texting and driving have taken our nation by storm, and the most prevalent of groups contributing to this outbreak are teenagers. Commonly known for inattentively walking around as their eyes are buried in their phones, teenagers … Read More

Worcester County District Attorney Puts on “Distracted Driving” Program

November 8, 2012 |

Hundreds of teens and concerned parents gathered at the Webster-Dudley Boys and Girls club in Worcester County, Massachusetts Tuesday for a distracted driving community out reach program.

The event, which was initially started in response to a teenage girl who lost … Read More