August 29, 2019

Biggest Distractions For Teen Drivers

Numerous distracted driving studies have focused on distracted adult drivers. But, do teens also drive distracted? Studies show that teens do and are affected by distractions differently. Moreover, a recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reported that teen distracted driving is a much bigger problem than we thought it was. The…

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November 30, 2018

Inattentive Driving: Texting, Making Phone Calls While Driving

Most Americans admit to multitasking while driving. An inattentive driving activity is any activity that distracts and endangers the driver, passengers, and bystanders. These distractions include eating and drinking, talking to passengers, texting, calling, watching videos, reading maps, shaving, applying makeup, and anything that takes attention away from driving. The repercussions are serious and can…

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December 8, 2017

Young Men More Prone to Get Distracted While Driving

A new study has found that young men are more likely to be distracted while driving than young women. An NPR news report states, that while almost anyone can get distracted behind the wheel, some are more prone to do so than others. This study, published by a researcher at Norway’s Institute of Transport Economics,…

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October 28, 2017

National Teen Driver Safety Week Focuses On Distracted Driving

National Teen Driver Safety Week begins Oct. 15th and the message for parents is pretty straightforward: It’s crucial to talk to your teenager about safe driving. In fact, talking to your teen about safe driving habits can make the difference between life and death. The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reports that car…

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March 23, 2017

AAA Deems Millennials Most Dangerous Drivers on the Road

A recent survey of 2,511 drivers conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has revealed that drivers between the ages of 19 and 24, or millennials, are the most dangerous generation of drivers on the road. An astonishing 88.4 percent of the millennials surveyed admitted to speeding, running red lights, and text messaging while…

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December 28, 2015

Proclaim a New Year’s Resolution That Really Makes a Difference

2015 flew by… 2016 is almost here and if you haven’t already decided on a New Year’s Resolution we have a great idea. It’s a resolution that checks off on what we commonly associate as the requirements of resolutions—like improving ourselves, and this resolution has some additional added benefits like helping: You Stay Safe Others…

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November 20, 2015

Seven Dangerous Types Of Distracted Driving

Editor’s note: This is the third in our four-part blog series about distracted driving.Read the first part here or second part here. Distracted driving puts not only those behind the wheel in danger, but also their passengers and others using the roadway. Recent studies show that drivers using hand-held devices are four times more likely…

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August 14, 2015

August Is Considered the Most Dangerous Month to Drive

According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) records going back to 1994, the most dangerous month for driving is August, and Saturday is the most dangerous day of the week to drive. Random Facts About the Month of August: August is named for Julius Cesar’s grandnephew Augustus. The Roman Senate decided he should…

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