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2014-03-31 04:20:09

NATIONAL DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS MONTH WASHINGTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month during which the States of Kentucky and West Virginia are the first in the nation to debut a new, high-tech solution to the epidemic of texting and driving crashes by offering millions of motorists free downloads of TextLimit -- a unique smartphone application that restricts touch screen and calling functions while the device is used in a moving vehicle....

2014-03-27 23:32:17

The lead attorney at the Law Offices of Daniel C. Carlton weighs in on the California Highway Patrol’s conclusion that texting while driving is more dangerous than drunk driving. Irvine, CA (PRWEB) March 27, 2014 Commenting on a recent news story quoting California Highway Patrol officials who say texting and driving is more dangerous than driving drunk, Irvine car accident lawyer Daniel C. Carlton said today he was not surprised to hear of their conclusions. He said other studies have...

California Billboards Shame Texting Drivers
2014-03-27 12:01:53

Enid Burns for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The latest efforts against texting and other distractions while driving include a website aimed at shaming texters, and now billboards with large photos of people on the 101 Freeway who don't keep two hands on the wheel and two eyes on the road are popping up in California. Graphic designer Brian Singer started with the website TWITSpotting.com, Adweek reports. The TWIT stands for Texting While in Traffic, but connotations are heavily...

2014-03-21 23:26:58

Oregon distracted driving accident attorneys Jon Zbinden and George Curtis are asked to weigh in on a recent study comparing different approaches for discouraging teenagers from texting while driving. Portland, OR (PRWEB) March 21, 2014 Public service announcements created to educate teenage drivers about the dangers of texting while driving work best when they evoke the fear of death in graphic terms, according to WSU News, which reported about a recent study. Portland OR personal injury...

2014-03-20 23:30:42

Car accident lawyer Tony R. Bertolino, the managing attorney for Bertolino LLP, is asked about the city of Austin’s effort to reduce distracted driving. Austin, TX (PRWEB) March 20, 2014 Austin, TX car accident attorney Tony R. Bertolino today applauded the City Council for creating a distracted driving study group to consider expanding the current ordinance making it illegal to text and drive. The proposal to expand the ban to cover other distractions has sparked a debate about the...

2014-03-18 08:21:45

Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD report a sharp disconnect between teens' acknowledgment of dangerous driving behaviors and their actions behind the wheel BOSTON, March 18, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Teens know that drinking or using a cell phone while driving are dangerous behaviors - that's no surprise. What is surprising is that according to a new survey from Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions), teens seem to have a different definition of what it actually...

2014-03-06 08:21:35

New Educational Video Encourages Drivers to Prevent Distracted Driving COLUMBUS, Ohio, March 6, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Grange Insurance's latest Insurance Made Simple video, "Put it Away," encourages drivers to put away their smartphones and prevent distracted driving, which takes more than 3,000 lives a year in the United States alone according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140306/MN77080) "Distracted driving...

2014-03-03 23:28:25

The new bill for easier implementation of the texting-while-driving ban in Utah has advanced, said a report. To also help make the road safer, Stisim Drive suggested to drivers the driving simulation training. New York, NY (PRWEB) March 03, 2014 The new bill in Utah that could make it easier to implement the banning of texting while driving was advanced to the Senate, said a report from sltrib.com. And wanting to also be of help in keeping the roads safe, Stisim Drive recommended to all...

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...


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