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2014-09-19 08:20:48

Distracted driving remains an issue EDMONTON, Alberta, Sept. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- New and seasoned drivers alike are encouraged to take note of Edmonton's distracted driving laws that clearly lay out when and where it is illegal to use a cell phone while driving. The laws put in place cover everything from obtaining navigation to sending an email from a portable, wireless device. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140918/146972 An Edmonton dealership, West Side...

2014-09-18 12:22:14

In a New Plymouth Rock Assurance Study, 99 Percent of New Jersey Drivers Report Witnessing At Least One Road Rage Incident; Company Offers Tips to Reduce Stress and Deter Aggressive Driving RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Plymouth Rock Assurance has published the results of a new study revealing that virtually all drivers polled have witnessed provocative driving behavior or road rage in New Jersey. Behaviors reported include unsafe and aggressive driving sometimes even leading...

2014-09-18 12:21:38

Governor Dayton Declares September "Don't Text and Drive Awareness Month" ST. PAUL, Minn., Sept. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The Minnesota Safety Council urges drivers to join in a national effort to combat distracted driving on Friday, September 19, part of the It Can Wait campaign. Drivers can participate in a "day of action" by taking an online pledge never to text and drive, and can find free resources to help spread the word to their families, friends and communities at...

2014-09-10 23:11:09

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman of The Perecman Firm cautions on the dangers of distracted driving following a fatal accident in which a driver was using Facebook while traveling on an interstate. New York, NY (PRWEB) September 10, 2014 A North Dakota woman was so distracted by Facebook photos on her cell phone that she rear-ended a SUV and killed Phyllis Gordon, 89. The North Dakota Highway Patrol determined that Abby Sletten, 20, was traveling at approximately 85 mph at the...

2014-09-09 23:11:45

Each day in the United States, people are killed and injured in crashes that are reported to involve distracted driving, many due to cellphone use. Journeyworks Publishing’s new title offers tips and tricks for stowing the phone and staying safe on the road. Santa Cruz, CA (PRWEB) September 09, 2014 Who are the most frequent offenders of talking on a cellphone while driving? Teens. Who are they talking to? Their parents. We know being distracted by our cell phones while driving is...

2014-09-02 08:20:38

Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) has built a connected car experience focused on safer, smarter and greener driving. CHICAGO, Sept. 2, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Intelligent Mechatronic Systems (IMS) is unveiling the IMS Connected Car Experience, demonstrating real-time driver coaching, driver health monitoring integrated with wearable devices and distraction-free technology that supports smarter driver decisions. World-renowned experts in connected car technology with a portfolio of...

2014-08-27 12:23:05

CHICAGO, Aug. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- DMV.com - a one-stop resource for all DMV and motor vehicle information, has released a top ten list of things parents and motorists should keep in mind to ensure child safety during the back to school season. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140826/139882 "Given the significant number of motorists and pedestrians heading back on the road, we thought it was the right time to remind drivers and parents of the extra precautions necessary...

2014-08-26 08:23:10

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers in Arizona who install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Arizona. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle for installing a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet browsing....

2014-08-26 08:22:54

States share how to keep novice drivers focused on the road WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As young drivers head back to school, a new Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) report explores the problem of teen distracted driving and highlights promising policies designed to address it. According to the most recent data, teens represent the largest proportion of drivers who are distracted at the time of a fatal crash. These crashes impact not only the distracted teen...

2014-08-26 08:21:01

~ New Data from Video-Based Driver Safety Leader Lytx Shows that Near-Collisions in Good Weather Nearly Double Compared to Inclement Weather Conditions ~ SAN DIEGO, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- New data released today shows your chances of having a near-collision while driving nearly doubles in good weather conditions. Lytx, Inc. (formerly DriveCam Inc.), a global leader in delivering video-based driver safety and compliance solutions, determined from analysis of its data that more...


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