Distracted driving can change your life and countless others
Thousands of people have been killed by distracted drivers; hundreds of thousands have been injured. You can help stop distracted driving. Change your driving habits and help your family members do the same by learning about the dangers of distracted driving and by reviewing our Family Safe Driving Agreement together.
The Advocates for Highway and Auto Safety has released its 12th annual Roadmap of State Highway Safety Laws analyzing all of the state’s highway safety laws with a focus on what deficiencies exist in state laws. The report stresses that by closing these “lethal loopholes” and enacting better laws, needless deaths and injuries will be […]
The Philadelphia Inquirer “Posted: Friday, January 23, 2015, 3:01 AM By Joel Feldman An Alabama man was cited this week outside Atlanta, Ga., by a local police officer for being distracted while driving. The comments section of the ticket reports that Madison Turner was “eating while driving.” Turner was eating a McDonald’s cheeseburger. This story […]
Eliminating all portable electronic use while driving at top of NTSB’s 2015 “Most Wanted” safety list
The National Transportation Safety Board on Tuesday released their 2015 “Most Wanted” list of top transportation safety improvements. Number one on the list is “Disconnect From Deadly Distractions.” The first step toward removing deadly distractions will be to disconnect from non-mission-critical information. For decades, aviation has recognized the need for “sterile cockpit” procedures that restrict […]
Per mile driven, the rate of serious vehicle crashes, including fatal ones, involving teens remains tragically high — about three times higher than that for adults. Parents can help to avoid heartbreak by considering safety when choosing a vehicle for their teen. Consider the recent study which compiled relevant data regarding teen fatalities and vehicles […]