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2014-04-10 08:22:49

Drivers navigate innovative distraction simulations that effectively change road safety opinions NORTHBROOK, Ill., April 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Curved LED televisions embedded in the windshield of real vehicles will serve as centerpieces of Allstate Insurance Company's "Reality Rides(SM)" 2014 national campaign tour. Kicking off during the peak of "Distracted Driving Awareness Month," Reality Rides is a unique driving simulation experience featuring innovative distracted driving technology....

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...

2014-01-22 12:20:33

Eleventh Annual Roadmap Report Highlights Dangerous Gaps in State Traffic Safety Laws WASHINGTON, Jan. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety (Advocates) today released the 2014 Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws. This annual report grades all 50 states and the District of Columbia on 15 basic traffic safety laws. It also focuses on progress these past 25 years and deadly gaps that put drivers and children in every state at risk. "We release this report at a...

2013-12-31 23:02:57

GDL Institute, the provider of the #1 rated Florida Drug and Alcohol Course (TLSAE), has launched a promotion where any student who successfully completes the TLSAE program will receive a $5.00 e-Gift card from Starbucks when they share their experience on their social media accounts, such as Facebook or Twitter. Fort Myers, FL (PRWEB) December 31, 2013 “GDL Institute recognizes the power of social media, especially in this soon-to-be-driving demographic,” explains Michael Stolnicki,...

2013-10-18 12:20:29

Parents, Guardians Key in Creating Safer Teen Drivers HARRISBURG, Pa., Oct. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- As part of its celebration of Teen Driver Safety Week, PennDOT Secretary Barry Schoch announced today that Governor Tom Corbett has proclaimed Oct. 20-26 as Teen Driver Safety Week in Pennsylvania to coincide with the national observance. PennDOT is using this opportunity to remind parents and guardians that adult supervision is a critical component of keeping teen drivers safe on...

2013-10-17 16:20:41

WASHINGTON, Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- What's the most important factor in keeping young drivers safe on the road? Parental involvement. While developmental and behavior issues coupled with inexperience impact teen crash risk, parents play a critical role in helping teens survive their most dangerous driving years, stressed the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA). The reminder comes at the onset of National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 20-26, which this year...

2013-10-17 08:20:33

Communities commit to drive safe in support of new drivers during National Teen Driver Safety Week. BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Oct. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- During National Teen Driver Safety Week, new drivers across North America are rallying their communities to commit to safe driving. Car crashes are the number one killer of teens in the US and Canada. Students from more than 3,000 participating high schools are celebrating the joy of driving while at the same time working to reverse...

2013-09-16 08:20:26

New State Farm® survey reveals an alarming gap between parents' and teens' views on driver licensing laws BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents of teen drivers believe teens are obeying the letter of the law when it comes to graduated driving licensing (GDL) laws. As it turns out, what parents think - or hope - and what teens report actually doing don't match up according to a new survey conducted by State Farm. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2013-09-11 08:20:44

New research helps to explain why teenage drivers engage in riskier behavior; online driver education provider Driving-Tests.org launches a new series of "Signs and Road Situations" permit practice exams designed to make driver education fun-filled family activity. WASHINGTON, Sept. 11, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Appearances can be deceiving. For example, the teenage driver in the car next to you on the freeway might look like a young adult; however, recent research indicates that...

2013-08-22 12:21:53

LONDON, August 22, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- RED Driving School [http://www.reddrivingschool.com ] analysed data from the Department for Transport and found that 19,046 accidents involving young people (aged 17 - 24 years old) occurred on urban roads in 2011 across England. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130822/636923-a ) (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130822/636923-b ) While there has been some improvement on previous years, with...