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  • The worst distraction in America

    Hold the phone! The worst driver distraction in the US New research has revealed America’s most distracted generation of drivers yet, and the results might shock you.The national survey conducted for Volvo Reports USA aimed to explore the causes of distracted driving and find out which groups are most prone to dangerous practices. Surprisingly, it found the most common culprits are Generation X, the parents of today's tech-savvy Millenials. Over 70 per…

  • Study finds motorists don’t think using a phone while driving is dangerous

    A majority of drivers on our roads don't believe texting while driving is dangerous. New research conducted by the Centre for Accident Research and Road Safety - Queensland (CARRS-Q) has found that drivers are more concerned with “fear of missing out” than the fear of dying. Road safety experts say drivers who text are more than six times more likely to be in a crash and those talking on their phones are…

  • 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…