talking and texting while 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…

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 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…

Temptation Trumps Road Safety, Study Finds

40% of Canadians would need to injure or kill someone before they are willing to put down the phone Legislation against using cell phones or other electronic devices has been in place for a number of years throughout Canada. Newfoundland and Labrador were the first to introduce legislation back in April…

Can an Emoji Prevent Texting Whilst Driving?

Guest Post by: Emily Buchanan We all know the dangers of texting whilst driving, so why do so many people continue to do it? In 2011 it was revealed that twenty-one percent of all traffic accidents – 1.1 million crashes a year – occur when people use their cell phones…

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