News / Blog Posts

  • Distracted Driving

    Each day in the United States, approximately 9 people are killed and more than 1,000 injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver. Distracted driving is driving while doing another activity that takes your attention away from driving. Distracted driving can increase the chance of a motor vehicle crash. Types of Distraction What are the types of distraction? There are three main types of distraction: Visual: taking…

  • Working to Change America’s Distracted Driving Statistics in 2018

    Distracted driving statistics are sobering. Here’s how individuals, schools, and businesses are helping to change the future. Highway deaths in the United States increased from 2014 to 2015 and from 2015 to 2016, reversing what had been a general decline since 2007. There are now nearly 4,000 distracted driving-related deaths each year. However, since there is no “blood test” for distracted driving many, many experts contend that distracted driving crashes,…

  • The 25 Scariest Texting and Driving Accident Statistics

    Each year, about 1,300,000 people are killed in road accidents. This is a mind-numbing number of deaths for the worst reason in the world. This means that over 3,000 people die every single day due to collisions on the road. With numbers like that, you start to wonder how the world is still on the way to overpopulation. Road accidents can happen anywhere in the world, and at any time. It is one of…

  • Distracted Driving Is Now an Epidemic in the U.S.

    The perception that distracted driving is now an epidemic in this country—even though we all consider ourselves to be safe behind the wheel—just got more confirmation from new data compiled by auto insurer Everquote. U.S. fatalities from traffic accidents rose 7.2% last year to 35,092—the largest increase in 50 years—and distracted driving played a role in 10% of those deaths, according National Highway Traffic Safety Administration figures released last month. NHTSA found that fatalities from…

  • 100 Distracted Driving Facts & Statistics for 2018

    100 Distracted Driving Facts & Statistics for 2018 For many, driving is a daily activity, not requiring much thought or consideration. However, the sad reality is that there are 3,287 deaths each day due to fatal car crashes. On average, 9 of these daily fatalities are related to distracted driving. The sad thing? These deaths all stem from a cause that is completely preventable. Distracted driving in a complex issue within today’s society,…

  • Texting and Driving Accident Statistics

    Shocking Statistics That Will Make You Think Twice About Grabbing Your Phone The numbers illustrating the dangers of cell phone use while driving are downright startling. In fact, at any given time throughout the day, approximately 660,000 drivers are attempting to use their phones while behind the wheel of an automobile. Smartphones have made it easy for us to stay connected at all times. But that can pose serious safety risks if…