As a passenger, you may feel your role is simple – keep flipping stations to avoid commercials, talk about your day, and help the driver follow GPS directions. While these are some of the safer characteristics of a passenger, behaviors as such can turn into a big distraction to the driver. Imagine the driver being […]
Who hasn’t heard that texting and driving don’t mix? Certainly, by now, we all know that it’s a dangerous distraction. So, why are we still doing it? Isn’t that the question of the decade! Why is it dangerous? We know that texting is a quadruple threat for teens because it takes at least one hand […]
Social media isn’t going away soon, so educating younger drivers about the dangers of distracted driving is key to reducing deaths among them on our nation’s roadways.
Who is excited that you or your BFF is or has received their license? What’s not to be excited about, right? Getting a license is one more step toward…FREEDOM…from being shuttled around by parents! We all hear about the distractions of cell phones, but the distraction of another passenger can be just as dangerous. Think […]
In a recent study, the AAA Foundation announced that teen distracted driving could be more widespread than previously believed. According to the foundation, teen drivers were inattentive or engaged in some other non-driving related activity in 58% of all observed crashes.
Technology is amazing. I am always in awe of the latest gadgets that come out that help simplify or better organize our lives. But at what point does technology actually hinder us? Especially behind the wheel.