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Distracted Driving Tips for a Long Haul

Distracted driving is an epidemic on America’s roadways, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The agency reports that there were 3,331 fatalities involving a distracted driver in 2011 —...

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Who is Most at Risk for Distracted Driving?

Fight against Distracted Driving, do not text and drive. Image: MrJasonWeaver via Flickr cc. Turn the volume up, change the station, update your Facebook status, take a sip of your drink, respond to a...

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How to Drive Distraction Free

Ding! Buzz. Brrrring! If your cell phone is anything like mine, it’s always making noise. Every app on my smart phone has its own notification sound, and I know what each one means. One sound for a...

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6 Startling Facts About Distracted Driving that will Scare You Straight

Nearly one of four people that get into a wreck can blame their mobile device. Image: Lord Jim via Flickr Distracted driving has become an increasingly popular subject with the acceptance of...

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Is Driving Hands-Free Really Safer?

Using a Hands-Free cell phone device can still cause you to miss up to 50% of the information in you driving environment.  Many people mistakenly believe that hands-free devices are a solution for...

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Distracted Driving Laws you Should Know About

Distracted driving can have real consequences with most states adopting laws against it.Image courtesy of trident2963 on Flikr The moving truck is loaded, your entire life in the back, and you head...

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Multitasking is a Myth: How to Stay Safe

Cold hard fact: This activity doesn’t allow for multitasking. Do you ever split your attention between several things at one time by multitasking? Right now, for example; are you listening to music...

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The Three Types of Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month.  Staying distraction-free is important for your safety and the safety of other’s on the road.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration estimates...

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Tristan Nunez: DNT TXT N DRV

Tristan Nunez is a professional racecar driver, and national spokesperson for distracted driving. Since turning pro in January of this year when Mazda chose him to be a co-driver in their Mazda6...

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Amanda Kloehr: The Real-Life Risk of Driving Distracted

I was just like many summer travelers. I didn’t want to be cooped up in the car anymore and I was ready to be on the beach. The only thing that I could do to bide time until I reached my final...

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Stop the Texts, Stop the Wrecks

The dangers of distracted driving are frightening, and it only takes a second for distracted drivers to injure themselves or others. Alabama Attorney General, Luther Strange, reminds us in this public...

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Distracted Driving and Moving don’t mix

When it comes to the digital world, we have become accustomed to using our phones for everything from communicating, finding nearby services, mapping routes, and even taking notes.  Having the world at...

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Distracted Driving Awareness Infographic: Don’t Do This While Driving

Texting, eating, grooming, prepping, reading, emailing, and picture taking. The list can go on and on when it comes to things we shouldn’t do when driving. We’ve developed the idea that we can...

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Nebraska Distracted Driving Laws

Driving in Nebraska is a necessity.  In a state, known for its rural towns and farming, getting around by public transportation is challenging outside of the more urban areas of Lincoln and Omaha....

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Attorneys General Against Distracted Driving

The distracted driving data is out. We know that talking on the phone, and more importantly, texting, causes serious and fatal accidents. There isn’t anyway around it, distracted driving is a serious...

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Distracted Driving: Project Yellow Light

June 10, 2007. 11:47pm. The phone rings, jarring me out of a deep sleep. It’s from the premiere trauma center in the Mid-Atlantic.  Our son has been in an accident; we need to get there right away.  I...

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Iowa Distracted Driving Laws

According to the Iowa Department of Transportation, an average of 400 people die in motor vehicle crashes each year! Driving distracted is the riskiest driving behavior that is responsible for many of...

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Distracted Driving State Laws Infographic

Distracted driving is dangerous to everyone on the road.  According to the National Highway Safety Administration, in 2011 more than 3,000 people were killed in crashes involving a distracted driver....

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Missouri Distracted Driving Laws

According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, driver inattention was a contributing factor in 22,491 traffic crashes in 2012. In that same time, there were 357 crashes where texting while driving was a...

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Kentucky Distracted Driving Laws

Distracted driving in the Bluegrass State is never a good idea. According to a study by the Kentucky Transportation Center, inattention, distraction and cell phone use are responsible for 43.1% of all...

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