Do As I Say Not As I Do Ineffective at Stopping Teen Texting and Driving

Parents – your teens may not hear what you are saying but they are watching you closely. A new survey found that many teens believe that their parents text and drive and that those who believe that are more likely to text and drive themselves. The survey results send a clear message to...

Bug in the Car? Staying Calm is Important to Avoiding Distracted Driving Crash

You are doing everything right. Your cell phone is put away. You are waiting to have that cup of coffee until you reach you destination. You haven’t even changed the radio station since you got in the car. You are focused on driving safely. Then you notice a bug in the car. Whether it...

Are You a Teen Who Wants to End Distracted Driving? This Contest May be For You!

The U.S. Department of Transportation is looking for teens aged 13-18 to help develop a new icon that can be used to deliver the government’s anti -distracted driving message via social networking. Specifically, the government is looking to use the icon on sites such as Facebook and...

Have You Seen the Glee Distracted Driving Episode?

Glee is often a topic of conversation, but perhaps never more so than with the season premiere earlier this month. At the end of last season, Quinn was in a rush to get to the wedding of an ex-boyfriend. As she drove to the wedding, she was texting. Her car and a truck collided and then...

Are Pet Car Seats Necessary to Prevent Distracted Driving Accidents?

While the pet car seat industry would likely argue that car seats are important for the safety of your cat or dog (and they very well might be), pet car seats may not always be necessary to prevent distracted driving accidents. That said, some form of restraint or division between the...

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. How will You Celebrate?

We are now a few days into National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. This month has been designated to raise awareness about the dangers of distracted driving and to help prevent future accident injuries and fatalities. How will you help in this effort? How can you help? Below are some...
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