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2014-02-25 23:29:59

CDC revealed that distracted driving kills 9 people everyday, a report shared. Wanting to help decrease the number of road accidents, Stisim Drive recommended to all the driving simulation training. New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2014 A post from washingtonpost.com dated February 24, 2014, said that according to CDC, nine people die everyday because of distracted driving. In response to it, Stisim Drive recommended driving simulation training to help curb the number of road accidents....

Nearly One In 10 Motorists Killed Daily Due To Distracted Driving: CDC
2014-02-25 13:15:15

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online In a report released on Monday, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) said that about 9 people are killed and over 1,000 are injured every day due to distracted driving United States. “Distracted driving activities include things like using a cell phone, texting, and eating,” the CDC said in a statement. “Using in-vehicle technologies (such as navigation systems) can also be sources of distraction. While any of...

2014-02-19 23:31:17

Hansen Dirani, a car accident attorney in Tulsa at Hansen Dirani & Associates Law Offices, is asked about a measure that would prohibit texting while driving in Oklahoma. Tulsa, OK (PRWEB) February 19, 2014 Commenting on a news story about proposed changes to Oklahoma law that would allow law enforcement officials to fine drivers caught texting, Tulsa car accident attorney Hansen Dirani said today he supports such tough measures to make the roads safer for everyone. Dirani said he...

2014-02-19 12:22:14

SEATTLE, Feb. 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- It's both dangerous and illegal, but drivers still knowingly do it when they're behind the wheel: texting and phoning while driving. And the latest poll from PEMCO Insurance shows just how far some are willing to go to keep doing it without getting caught. The PEMCO Insurance Northwest Poll shows that despite a general understanding of the laws, drivers - especially younger drivers - still break them. In Washington and the Portland, Ore., metro...

2014-02-14 23:23:37

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Gary Martin Hays & Associates is asked about a study showing that texting while driving greatly increases car accident risk. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) February 14, 2014 Commenting on a study that finds texting, dialing, or reaching for a cell phone increases crash risks for drivers, Atlanta car accident attorney Gary Martin Hays of the Law Offices of Gary Martin Hays & Associates, P.C., said today that a combination of strict law enforcement and...

2014-02-11 23:28:49

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of James Morris says state lawmakers are smart to consider banning New Yorkers from wearing Google Glass while driving, due to concerns about distracted driving accidents. Buffalo, NY (PRWEB) February 11, 2014 Commenting on a news report about a proposal to ban drivers from wearing "Google Glass," Buffalo car accident lawyer James E. Morris of the Law Offices of James E. Morris said the measure should be seriously considered. Morris said he...

2014-02-07 23:23:53

Personal injury attorney Jon Zbinden of the law firm Zbinden & Curtis says he urges all drivers to avoid using cellphones, and he questions a finding in the new study that suggests there is no danger in talking on a cellphone while driving. Portland, OR (PRWEB) February 07, 2014 Commenting on a report in Oregonlive.com about new texting and driving research, Portland, OR personal injury lawyer Jon Zbinden of Zbinden & Curtis today said he was not surprised to read that texting,...

2014-02-06 23:22:36

The World’s Leading Technology to Stop Distracted Driving Hopes to Shed Light and Solutions on Public Safety Concerns WASHINGTON (PRWEB) February 06, 2014 Cellcontrol™ executives travel to Capitol Hill today to participate in “Over-Connected and Behind the Wheel: A Summit on Technological Solutions to Distracted Driving.” The summit, hosted by Sen. Jay Rockefeller, is bringing automakers, cellphone carriers, communication technology firms, safety advocates and government...

2014-02-06 12:21:11

WASHINGTON, Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- At today's Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation summit on distracted driving, the Association of Global Automakers (Global Automakers) said that the issue is important, complicated, and requires stakeholders to work together to encourage safe driving. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120928/MM83271LOGO) "The recipe used to increase seat belt usage in the United States is a great example to follow with...

2014-02-06 12:20:34

One-day summit focuses on finding safe technological solutions to cell phone distracted driving ITASCA, Ill., Feb. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Today, National Safety Council Senior Director of Transportation Initiatives David Teater will participate in a day-long summit on technological solutions to distracted driving. The summit, Over-Connected and Behind the Wheel: A Summit on Technological Solutions to Distracted Driving, is hosted by Senate Commerce, Science and...