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2013-04-13 23:03:48

Attorney Chris Davis provides expert commentary on a recently-released study from the NHTSA, which revealed that a significant percentage of all surveyed drivers admitted to using their cell phones behind the wheel despite a clear understanding of the dangers of distracted driving. Seattle, WA (PRWEB) April 13, 2013 The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) recently released the results of an in-depth survey which indicated that although American drivers understand the...

2013-04-08 23:02:15

Rhode Island personal injury lawyer to discuss the dangers of texting and driving and offer tips for safe driving. Cranston, RI (PRWEB) April 08, 2013 Local Rhode Island personal injury attorney Mike Bottaro is set to appear on The Rhode Show to raise awareness for Distracted Driving Awareness Month and to discuss the dangers of texting and driving. The episode will air on Tuesday April 9, 2013 at 9:00 a.m. on CBS. The interview will include a discussion of the latest texting and driving...

Teen Driver Safety Increases
2013-04-04 18:04:57

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Although car crashes are still the leading cause of death for teens, risky behaviors for teenage drivers and car passengers are on their way down, according to a new survey from the Children's Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and State Farm. In a report based on the survey, the research team said the reduction in reported risky behaviors is translating into higher safety records for society´s youngest drivers. "When most...

2013-03-25 23:00:09

Semi Truck Accident Victims Center says, "For your average teenager texting while driving is actually worse than driving drunk, and we are urging parents of all teenage drivers to forbid their sons, or daughters from texting while driving, because texting while driving dramatically increases the chances for a serious accident, injuries, and or death." http://SemiTruckAccidentVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) March 25, 2013 The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center says, "On February 26th 2013 the...

Americans Text And Drive More Than Europeans
2013-03-15 07:42:42

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Texting, talking or partaking in another activity on a mobile device while driving is more common in the US than in a number of European countries, says the Centers for Disease Control in a new study. The study was published in CDC's Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. The report examined two types of self-reported distracted driving behaviors: Cell phone use while driving, and reading or sending text or email messages while...


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