Prevention – in the form of personal responsibility – can help us contain the public health crisis of COVID-19, and it can do the same with the epidemic of distracted driving.
High school student teams were asked to observe teen drivers and log if they were or were not visibly using an electronic device. Junior High student teams were asked to observe adult drivers and log electronic use.
As a continuation of last year’s discovery, when we compare schools that have participated in the activity multiple years with first-year activity schools, we found that the multi-year (participated 2, 3, 4, 5, and 6 years) young driver pre-observations were higher than first-year young driver pre-observations. These results suggest regular focus on this risk is resulting in less young driver distractions over time.
“Prevention and planning may take a little time up front but will spare you from dealing with the consequences of a breakdown—or worse yet, a highway crash—later.” For most of us, summer is here and basically in full effect! Our partners at National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) are great about publishing safe driving tips […]
Think about it: you get up and go to work and you constantly have to watch for drivers who may be unsafe or even angry you are doing your job. That’s not right! Last year (2017) 132 workers didn’t go home at the end of their work day. We need to help get that number to ZERO! So, here are some tips to keep everyone safe.
By Maddie Graham We know all of you have been harped about texting and driving as much as your mom tells you to wash the dishes. It’s everywhere: on billboards, safety messages at school, even advanced car technology that prevents cell phone use while driving. However, distracted driving is a much larger issue than just […]