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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…

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…

Five Of The Most Dangerous Distractions In The Workplace

Distractions in the workplace are a leading cause of on-the-job injuries and poor staff performance. Injuries can put you out of work for an extended period of time and cost a tremendous amount of money and time for both employer and employees alike. Self awareness and the imposition of a…

Drop It And Drive Fall 2013 Newsletter

Drop It And Drive is pleased to announce the availability of the first issue of our Distracted Driving Newsletter. Primarily targeting our corporate clients, our Fall 2013 newsletter features articles, tips & resources to help address risk management through effective policies and education. Please contact us to receive a PDF…

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