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Distracted Driving is About More than Stats, It’s About People

Road safety issues are rife with statistics that demonstrate the impact on lives, the economy and the health care system. Those stats can be used to help drive appropriate resources towards prevention and legislation as well as identify resources needed to deal with the consequences of road crashes. It can be…

Bubble Drivers – Winter Driving & Inattention Causes Highway Chaos [Video]

This video footage started circulating shortly after it was posted on an American news YouTube channel in early December 2013. It depicts 5 minutes of drivers slipping, sliding, skidding and slamming into each other on a busy highway, in winter conditions. How is it possible that drivers can have this…

Multi-Tiered Penalty Structure for Distracted Driving

I believe that causing a crash, injuring someone or killing someone because of distracted driving should be a game changer when it comes to penalties. Personal accountability should play a huge role in how we look at addressing distracted driving. ‘What if the distracted driver who caused the injury or death was…

‘Understanding Cognitive Distraction’ & the ‘Myth Behind Multitasking’

Today marks the first day of a new penalty for distracted driving in British Columbia. As of today, 3 demerit points will be added to the current $167 fine for using a hand-held electronic device while driving. This has stirred quite a debate among those who support stiffer penalties and…

How is Using a Hand-Held Phone Different to Talking with Passengers?

Hand-held phone conversations are different to talking with in-car passengers, it’s that simple. But, not surprisingly, it’s quite common to run into people who react strongly to the suggestion that cell phone conversations while driving are extremely dangerous. “So, what are you going to do next, make it illegal to…

Get the Message: Distracted Driving is Deadly Video

So, what is it going to take to get the message across to youth–and established drivers–that distracted driving can, and does, have deadly consequences? We take informal polls during our reality-based high school presentations about whether Canadian PSA’s are too tame and if today’s youth need a more ‘in your…

Don’t tempt fate…that text can wait!

This is another great Canadian video entering the arena to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving. Using a combination of videos (including excerpts from a UK PSA – caution it is reality-based, graphic & is not recommended for young viewers), stories and straight-talk conversations with youth help to show just…

CBS News Video – Distracted Driving Spinning Out of Control

The Consumer Warning Network posted the above-named article, written by Darrin Clouse, on June 12, 2012 commenting on the role of the automotive industry in distracted driving. (Full article) Whereas at one time a swerving vehicle was assumed to be a drunk driver, nowadays it’s more typically associated with a…

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