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2013-08-26 23:21:17

Accident Injury Centers of America (AICA) has joined in the campaign to stop texting and driving by releasing an interactive map of the texting and driving laws around the country. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Accident Injury Centers of America (AICA) released an interactive map of texting and driving laws in different states to show their support and officially join the campaign to stop texting while driving in Kentucky and in other states. Texting while driving has been...

2013-08-22 08:20:36

The ASF introduces revolutionary new approach to driving safety and driver distraction avoidance LOS ANGELES, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- The World Bank reports that last year over a million people died in auto accidents with many more millions injured. With the turn of the century and modern technology came the high incidence of accidents caused by cell phone use while driving. Though the driving public has been made aware of the dangers and laws regarding cell phone use while...

2013-08-05 16:20:58

ITASCA, Ill., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council was deeply disturbed to learn of the recent train wreck in Spain that killed 79 people. Reports indicate the train conductor was using his cell phone at the time of the wreck. While crashes often involve several factors - the conductor also was traveling at a very high rate of speed - we know using a cell phone while operating a vehicle is risky. The human brain is incapable of simultaneously processing...

2013-08-05 16:20:11

Educational Campaign Kickoff Features Original 'Eyes on the Road' Infographic, Informative E-Booklet for New Teen Drivers and the First Annual 'Safe Driving' Survey which Reveals that 50 Percent of Teens Talk and Text While Driving CANTON, Mass., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- LoJack Corporation (NASDAQ: LOJN), a provider of vehicle theft recovery and advanced fleet management solutions, has announced a global safe driving campaign that is dedicated to improving the safety of every...

2013-07-17 12:20:29

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With 50 percent of the U.S. adult population now owning smartphones and the wireless industry reporting a subscription penetration rate of 102.2 percent, today the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released its second look at how states are dealing with the problem of distracted driving. The report, "2013 Distracted Driving: Survey of the States," reveals that since 2010 more states are enacting and enforcing laws,...

2013-06-27 23:24:49

Custom Car Docks created a hands-free iPhone car docking station, called The DockNstore, that may have the solution to an insurance company's study showing drivers using cell phones are four times more likely to have an accident. The dock allows a user to keep their hands on the steering wheel and their eyes on the road. (PRWEB) June 27, 2013 There are a number of statistics leading states to head in the direction of hands-free driving. Statistics from Nationwide.com claim...

2013-06-21 23:16:20

The founder of Houston's Law Offices of Kevin Krist supports “Stop Distraction On Red” campaign to increase awareness of the connection between cell phone use, running red lights and car accidents. Houston, TX (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Houston car accident attorney Kevin Krist of the Law Offices of Kevin Krist today announced his support for an effort to raise awareness of how often distracted driving leads to running red lights and car accidents. The National Coalition for Safer...

2013-06-16 00:20:08

LOS ANGELES, June 15, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Torkzadeh Law Firm (TorkLaw) announces the launch of its Nationwide campaign, "Don't Be a Dummy: Don't Text and Drive," aimed at helping curb the rising epidemic responsible for thousands of fatal accidents each year. Texting while driving is now the leading cause of death among teens, surpassing drinking and driving. A recent study by Cohen Children's Medical Center showed that more than 3,000 teens die each year in accidents caused...

2013-06-14 23:01:30

With hands-free technologies like Bluetooth and Siri now commonly installed in new vehicles, it's even easier these days for drivers to talk or text on their cell phones; but not having to use your hands does not make it any safer, according to a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. Parker Waichman wants drivers to know that talking or texting on a cell phone, whether hand-held or hands-free, creates a heavier "mental workload," which makes driving more difficult. (PRWEB)...

2013-06-12 23:21:21

According to NBC 10 (June 4, 2013), Massachusetts police have recently arrested a young woman following a serious-injury auto collision. The collision occurred while one driver was on the wrong side of the road and whose phone revealed text messages to friends that said she was drunk shortly before the time of collision. Newport Beach, California (PRWEB) June 12, 2013 According to NBC 10 (June 4, 2013), Massachusetts police have recently arrested a young woman following a serious-injury...