Efforts to Curb Distracted Driving Among Public Transit Workers

Last month, the Federal Transit Administration and the Florida Department of Transportation released a 30 minute instructional video for public transit workers. The goal of the video is to remind public transit workers of the dangers of distracted driving and to help decrease the number...

Distracted Driving Delays First Responders

Recently, the Sacramento Metro Fire Department raised an important concern about distracted driving that is often not talked about. Distracted drivers may not hear sirens or see emergency lights in their rearview mirror. They may not pull over to let fire trucks, police cars or ambulances...

Caught Texting and Driving? Better Check Your Insurance Bill

A recent study by an online auto insurance quote provider found that car insurance premiums are rising because of texting and driving. The study found that both tickets for texting and driving and texting and driving accidents could cause a driver’s insurance rates to increase...

Ocean City Program Held to Help Prevent Future Distracted Driving Accidents

Two years ago Casey Feldman lost her life when she was hit by a distracted driver in Ocean City, New Jersey. Last Saturday the Casey Feldman Memorial Foundation, the Ocean City Police Department and StreetSafe Driving Academy joined together to teach drivers about the importance of...

Lehigh Valley Health Network Distracted Driving Programs Sees Some Success

Doctors from Lehigh Valley Health Network are looking to decrease the number of patients whom they treat.  Specifically, the doctors are looking to prevent teenage drivers from talking on a cell phone or texting while driving because they are unhappy with continually treating injured...

University of North Texas Reports on Texting and Driving Study

A new study about the impact of texting and driving has recently been released by researchers at the University of North Texas (UNT).  UNT researchers looked at 6 years worth of data (2001 -2007) and found that: More than 16,000 people died as a result of texting and driving accidents...
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