Quantcast

Latest Distracted Driving Stories

2014-10-19 23:02:20

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Gary Bloom comments on a news article about Allstate Insurance Company’s efforts to educate teen drivers about the dangers of texting while driving. Detroit, MI (PRWEB) October 19, 2014 Commenting on a CBS Detroit report about efforts to educate young drivers about the dangers of texting and driving, including the use of a driving simulator, Detroit car accident lawyer Gary Bloom said today it’s imperative for teen drivers to establish safe...

2014-10-17 08:20:29

FOURTH-ANNUAL STUDENT ROADWATCH OBSERVES DANGEROUS DRIVING HABITS SACRAMENTO Calif., Oct. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- California drivers can make significant gains in focus while behind the wheel, reveals a new study funded by The Allstate Foundation. Students who monitored 80 intersections at schools across California this week recorded more than 8,000 cases of distracted driving in a single hour. Student researchers from 28 counties participated in this week's Roadwatch--an annual...

2014-10-16 08:22:12

New study from Straight Talk Wireless reveals parents and their teens exhibit dangerous driving habits MIAMI, Oct. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- A new study conducted by leading US no contract cell phone service provider, Straight Talk Wireless, finds that parents are texting while driving more than teenagers (33 percent vs. 24 percent) - and these new drivers are watching their parents very closely. Eighty percent of teen drivers responded that their parents are the most important influence on...

2014-10-15 23:11:04

San Diego plumbers get a lesson in safe driving practices San Diego, CA (PRWEB) October 15, 2014 Bill Howe Plumbing has a distinguished history of offering high quality services in San Diego plumbing, heating and air conditioning, and restoration and flood services. For over 30 years, they have been industry leaders and set the precedence for service companies in their community. Not only focused on delivering the highest quality of services, the company focuses on continued training and...

2014-10-14 08:21:24

Bonus segment on distracted driving added to popular "Roadworthy" DVD for parents of new drivers MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Few road safety topics have generated as much conversation in recent years as distracted driving. Recognizing this trend, the team at DriveSafeRideSafe (http://www.drivesaferidesafe.com/) has produced a bonus segment for the organization's highly respected "Roadworthy" DVD. While "Roadworthy" is geared toward parents, anyone can watch the new...

2014-10-08 23:02:57

Eye-catching infographic from Rates.ca conveys that distracted driving is now the number one risk on Canadian roads, contributing to 8 in 10 collisions. Toronto, ON (PRWEB) October 08, 2014 Distracted driving is now responsible for more deaths on Ontario roads than both impaired driving and speeding. The Ontario Provincial Police reported that in 2013, distracted driving contributed to the deaths of 78 people, compared to 57 for impaired driving and 44 for accidents related to speeding....

2014-10-07 00:20:28

AAA Urges Manufacturers to Focus on Accuracy and Usability to Reduce Cognitive Distraction WASHINGTON, Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With three out of four drivers believing that hands-free technology is safe to use, Americans may be surprised to learn that these popular new vehicle features may actually increase mental distraction, according to new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This research can serve as guidance to manufacturers who increasingly market...

2014-10-07 00:20:18

AAA Urges Manufacturers to Focus on Accuracy and Usability to Reduce Cognitive Distraction AURORA, Ill., Oct. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With three out of four drivers believing that hands-free technology is safe to use, Americans may be surprised to learn that these popular new vehicle features may actually increase distraction, according to new research by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This research can serve as strategic guidance to manufacturers that increasingly market hands-free...

2014-10-03 12:20:56

TextBuster® prevents texting while driving; allows incoming/outgoing calls and GPS STEUBENVILLE, Ohio, Oct. 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- TextBuster® is a device that prevents drivers from accessing text, email and Internet functions while driving. It does not interfere with inbound and outbound calling. The firmware technology behind TextBuster® sends a blocking signal to the user's phone automatically, every time the user enters the vehicle. TextBuster® will not interfere with any...

2014-09-22 23:01:03

Glatthorn, a distracted driving accident lawyer in West Palm Beach, gives his thoughts in response to a news article questioning whether Florida’s 2013 ban on texting while driving has been effective in preventing car accidents. West Palm Beach, FL (PRWEB) September 23, 2014 Commenting on a WINK News article that suggests Florida’s 2013 ban on texting and driving did little to stop drivers from sending and reading text messages behind the wheel, West Palm Beach distracted driving...


Word of the Day
reremouse
  • A bat.
The word 'reremouse' comes from Middle English reremous, from Old English hrēremūs, hrērmūs ("bat"), equivalent to rear (“to move, shake, stir”) +‎ mouse.
Related