drowsy driving

Did You Know That Fatigue Causes Distracted Driving? A.K.A. Drowsy Driving

By now, most people know that there are three main sources for distracted driving: Visual, Manual & Cognitive. Visual is when your eyes are not on the road, manual is your hands are doing something other than driving the vehicle (steering wheel, shifter, indicator) and cognitive is when your mind drifts…

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…

The Impact of Daylight Saving Time on Car Crashes

According to the FARS (Fatal Accident Report System), the increase in car [accidents] crashes is as much as 17% following Daylight Saving Time. That’s not all, the American College of Cardiology found there’s also a 25% increase in heart attacks.  The U.S. Department of Labor reports a 6% increase in…

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