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Distracted Driving

Serious Distracted Driving Crash Tied to Snapchat User

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The sharing economy is blooming. With the increase in the use of phone apps, however, drivers are also affected, especially if they ignore safety warnings. According to a series of news reports, an individual from Georgia filed a lawsuit against Snapchat recently after a tragic accident caused by a distracted driver left him with permanent …

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Paralympic Champion Speaks Out Against Distracted Driving

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Drivers are often distracted not only by their cell phones and navigation systems. All too often, motorists are led to believe they can drive and talk to passengers extensively without getting carried away, allowing tragedy to strike. Unfortunately for many innocent bystanders, passengers, drivers, and cyclists, distraction increases the risks of crash to everyone, not …

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Parents & Teens: Avoid Distracted Driving Crashes at All Costs

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Many safety advocates use the Distracted Driving Awareness month campaign as an excuse to talk about the many steps drivers must take to avoid crashes at all times, not only during this month. Distracted driving is a problem that has been exposing consumers to serious risks nationwide daily. But while crashes can be avoided if …

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Is In-Car Tech Exposing Us to Distracted Driving Risks?

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Across the United States, hundreds of thousands of people are injured while thousands are killed in distracted driving auto crashes yearly. But a report from the United Kingdom may show that distracted driving activities tied to phone use are not the only issues associated with distracted driving. The report shows that, when it comes to …

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Texas Sees Increase in Distracted Driving Crash Rate

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In April, the Texas Department of Transportation will launch a campaign that hopes to inspire drivers and help roads safe by making sure that they are not distracted. To many who lost loved ones to distracted driving accidents, this is a relief, but not even close to a real solution. The problem, reports show, is …

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Agency Films Traffic, Finds Drivers Are Very Distracted

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Distracted driving is a serious issue that doesn’t seem to bother many drivers across the country. In order to make others understand this reality and see for themselves just how drivers are constantly distracted by something, an agency decided to film just 20 minutes of rush-hour traffic on South Florida’s I-95 in order to identify …

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Teens Make Films to Stop Distracted Driving Crashes

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Distracted driving continues to be one of the most deadly and concerning trend taking over our roads. But as more people become aware of the risks, they become less likely to be engaged in the activity. In cities like Anchorage, Alaska, teens between the ages of 15 and 19 account for 16 percent of drivers …

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