distracted driving

4 Reasons To Put Down Your Phone And Watch The Road

Distracted driving is a major cause of crashes on streets and highways. Driving is definitely the most dangerous thing that we do every day. However, no matter how dangerous it is people always avoid paying attention. One of the biggest things that keeps people distracted while on the road is…

How Does Adaptive Cruise Control Work?

Since the dawn of personal vehicle ownership, federal regulators in the United States, and car manufacturers around the world, have maintained a heavy focus on improving the safety of driving in almost any type of environment. From rural roads to packed urban highways, innovations throughout the 20th and 21st centuries…

App Review – Nine Apps that Could Prevent Your Next Car Crash

It should come as no surprise that an alarmingly high cause of crashes in Canada are a result of distracted driving. Over 100 thousand car collisions occur in Canada each year. Of these, at least 23% involved the use of a cellphone. You might be wondering how we can reduce the…

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…

Distracted Driving Awareness Month Extends to Pedtextrians

Distracted Driving (noun): the practice of driving a motor vehicle while engaged in another activity. Common distractions include using a smartphone, eating, drinking, talking to passengers, reading maps, using a GPS, watching a video, adjusting the music, and grooming (Let’s be honest — the world can be separated into two…

Majority of U.S. Drivers Continue to Engage in Risky Behaviors While Behind the Wheel, Study Says

Nowadays, there is no shortage of dangerous behaviors that drivers engage in while behind the wheel. Using a cell phone is one of the most common types of risky driving behavior in recent years, becoming the leading cause of driver distraction. Even though there are strong efforts to curb distracted…

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…

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