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2013-10-14 09:16:47

US research reveals that 4 out of 5 college student drivers have used their cell phones to send or receive text messages while driving despite the majority recognizing that the activity represents a risk. Garold Lantz and Sandra Loeb of the McGowan School of Business, at King's College, in Wilkes Barre, Pennsylvania, found that male drivers are more likely to engage in texting while driving but consider themselves more proficient drivers than others and so less likely to endanger themselves...

2013-10-06 23:02:09

James Morris, of the Law Offices of James Morris, said he is pleased to see educational efforts designed to crack down on texting while driving in New York. Rochester, NY (PRWEB) October 06, 2013 A campaign against texting and driving that includes the participation of 25 area school districts could save lives, according to James Morris, a lawyer in Buffalo for victims of car accidents and other personal injuries. The Democrat and Chronicle (“Schools send message to students: Don't...

2013-10-01 23:37:05

New York auto accident lawyer David Perecman comments on the one-car accident caused by a pizza that distracted Detroit Lions Wide receiver Nate Burleson while he was driving. New York, New York (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 Pizza was the cause of a one-car accident that broke Detroit Lions wide receiver Nate Burleson’s arm. He got distracted trying to save the pizza from sliding off the seat next to him while driving his car, reported The New York Times (9.24.13). Auto accident lawyer...

2013-10-01 23:36:39

The “Off Mode” mobile application was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular segment, AppWatch, that takes a look at the latest and coolest mobile applications and services on the iOS and Android market. Andrew Tropeano, host of AppWatch, conducted the app review and shared with viewers how it can help users block incoming calls, texts, and emails when they’re busy. Washington, DC (PRWEB) October 01, 2013 “Off Mode” was featured on NewsWatch as part of its popular...

2013-09-26 23:24:28

New research suggests that novice teenage drivers (age 15-17) are about eight times more likely than young adult drivers (age 18-24) to have a fatal crash if teenage passengers are in the motor vehicle. College Station, Texas (PRWEB) September 26, 2013 New research suggests that novice teenage drivers (age 15-17) are about eight times more likely than young adult drivers (age 18-24) to have a fatal crash if teenage passengers are in the motor vehicle. Moreover, that teen passenger risk...

2013-09-20 23:02:37

Florida DOT has waged a war on distracted driving, but attorney Michael Steinger says it's still claiming lives. (PRWEB) September 20, 2013 The Florida State Safety Office (SSO) has enacted a multi-strategy campaign to reduce the rate of distracted driving, but accidents related to distracted drivers remain at an all time high. Traffic attorney Michael Steinger says distraction not only causes crashes, it can claim lives. Distracted driving is defined as any activity that takes a...


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