careless driving

Despite Supporting Distracted Driving Laws, Drivers Continue to Use Cell Phones Behind the Wheel

Distracted driving remains a serious threat to public safety across the United States, despite extensive efforts from federal and state authorities to eradicate this risky driving behavior over the past couple of years. However, there is a perception today that public awareness about the risks of distracted driving has increased…

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…

Seatbelt Survival: Unrestrained Kids = Rockets

Today’s post takes a slight detour from our main focus of distracted driving…although not completely unrelated. Picture a small child, three or maybe four years old standing behind a man who could be his father. The small boy is smiling with his arms wrapped lovingly around the man as he…

VANCOUVER EMERGENCY SERVICES PULL ‘VICTIM’ FROM CRASH FOR A CAUSE

NOVEMBER 19, 2012 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Vancouver, BC – November 21st marks the National Day of Remembrance for Road Crash Victims, a day for Canadians to remember lives lost, families forever changed and to reflect upon and educate one another about what we can do to increase safety behind the…

Are Infographics Effective in Converting Chronic Distracted Drivers?

Infographics are starting to pop up all over the place and one of the most recent topics is distracted driving. Are infographics the way to go? Who’s the target audience? Is the right audience? I find that most of our loyal social media followers are already on board with the…

Road Safety Week Across Canada – What is Inattentional Blindness?

May 16th is the beginning of a week-long nationwide initiative to raise awareness about road safety. Every Canadian can make a difference when it comes to helping make our roads safer for motorists and pedestrians alike. The use of electronic devices while driving and other forms of distracted driving are…

Kids Care About Distracted Driving – Part VI “Kid on Crosswalk”

This Pacific Academy grade three student seems to accurately capture the reality too many kids are facing these days…safety on crosswalks. A well lit crosswalk with a stop sign isn’t enough to protect the crossing child from an oncoming SUV with a coffee drinking, cell phone talking, smoking driver behind…

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