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Drivers Continue to Text While Driving Despite Knowing the Risks

January 7, 2014

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Recent educational campaigns designed to educate the public about the dangers of texting while driving appear have been successful in raising awareness in just how dangerous this behavior really is. Unfortunately, it appears that the many people are continuing to text while at the wheel despite being aware of the dangers. Educational Campaigns to Decrease […]

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Deter Teenage Distracted Driving with Smartphone Apps like LifeSaver

September 26, 2013

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A new app is hoping to put a dent in teenage distracted driving accidents. The app is called LifeSaver and is made by a company called Life Apps LLC. Statistics Regarding Distracted Driving According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, more than 3,300 individuals were killed in 2011 due to distracted driving. An Ad […]

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Federal Study Finds Distracted Driving Statistics Continue to Rise

June 9, 2013

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How common is distracted driving? According to study findings from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, around 48 percent of individuals admit to using their cell phones at least some of the time while driving. Up to 58 percent of individuals say they keep driving after answering their phone and 14 percent say they email […]

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Florida Kicks Off Anti-Texting and Driving Campaign

May 14, 2013

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As text messaging becomes increasingly popular, texting and driving is becoming a nationwide problem. In fact, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, distracted drivers were responsible for 18 percent of all fatal crashes in 2010. They claimed more than 3,000 lives and caused over 416,000 injuries. In response to this, the Huffington Post […]

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New Restrictions on Teen Texting and Driving in California

May 2, 2013

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California lawmakers are proposing a new bill that would affect teen drivers. While California teenagers are already barred from texting while driving or using a cell phone to talk without a hands-free set, the new law would make it illegal for teens to text and drive while using voice-operated devices. Details on the Teen Texting & […]

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