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How to Teach Your Teen to Avoid Distracted Driving

Guest Author Bio: David Moss has been obsessed with cars since he was little. When he realized he could combine his love of writing with his passion for cars, his fate was sealed. When he is not writing about anything automotive, he spends his time hiking. You can reach him…

The Great Multitasking Lie

Our thanks to the National Safety Council for creating this infographic explaining the myth of multitasking. It’s pretty safe to say that most people can handle chewing gum and walking at the same time; but those are not two independent cognitively demanding tasks. When we ask our brains to tackle…

Hands-free Law Should be Revisited According to Canadian Study

February 28th marks the last day of the BC RCMP distracted driving awareness month and a new Canadian study – Brain activity during driving with distraction: an immersive fMRI study – has just released their results delving into the issue of cognitive distraction, particularly during left hand turns. Although a small…

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…

Eyes on the Road: The Real Risks of Distracted Driving Infographic

Here is another creative infographic to add to the growing collection addressing the ‘epidemic’ of distracted driving. This one comes courtesy of zAutos, a popular California-based car research and news blog. Information on Distracted Driving – Copyright © zAutos

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…

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