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The Biggest Driving Distraction For Parents? It's Not What You Think

The Biggest Driving Distraction For Parents? It's Not What You Think

We all remember what it was like to be a kid, trapped in the back seat, cutting up with brothers or sisters or schoolmates. Our parents would turn around and give us "that look", promising all sorts of punishments if we didn't keep still. Occasionally, they'd pull over to the side of the road... read more

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Distracted driving

Study: Hands-Free Texting Is No Safer Than Typing

A debate is raging about taking and making hands-free calls behind the wheel. Some folks think the practice is perfectly safe, while others (like the National Transportation... read more April 23, 2013 by  0


 
Texting while driving

Texting & Map-Checking Are Equally Distracting & Illegal In California

When you're behind the wheel, do you rely on your smartphone to get from Point A to Point B? If so, we have some potentially bad news. In January of 2012, a California driver... read more April 9, 2013 by  1


 
Homer Simpson, distracted driver

Distracted Drivers Cause 10% Of Fatal Accidents, But Are Phones To Blame?

We often talk about the dangers of distracted driving -- and for good reason. Of the 32,367 traffic fatalities on U.S. roads in 2011, over 10% were linked to distracted... read more April 8, 2013 by  0


 
Toyota & Teen Vogue's 'Arrive in Style' campaign

Oh Good: Toyota Teams With Teen Vogue To Keep Girls Off The Phone

Hey, ladies: if you liked the BIC Crystal for Her ballpoint pen, you're going to love Toyota's new public awareness campaign for teenage girls! Toyota has teamed up with Teen... read more April 5, 2013 by  0


 
Distracted driving

49% Of Adults Text On The Drive To Work

Last summer, a survey found that women are more prone to road rage than men, and that 30% of commuters send text messages on their way to work. Now, AT&T has released... read more March 29, 2013 by  4


 
Google Glass

Google Glass: Not Yet Available, But Possibly Banned In West Virginia

We've all heard about Google Glass, we've all seen it, we all know (vaguely) what it's capable of doing. And that has encouraged one state legislator in West Virginia to... read more March 25, 2013 by  0


 
Distracted driving

The Gift Of Gab: More US Drivers Than Europeans Use Phones On The Road

You know it, we know it, everyone knows it: distracted driving is a problem, and it's getting worse. But where is the problem worst of all? You'd think that since cell phones... read more March 20, 2013 by  1


 
ORIGOSafe

Now THIS Is How You Stop Texting And Driving: ORIGOSafe

We've seen plenty of apps that address the problem of distracted driving -- and given the growing number of traffic fatalities linked to distraction, a solution can't come... read more March 18, 2013 by  2


 
Woman driving

New Moms Among The Most Distracted Drivers: Report

New mothers aren't immune to the dangers of distracted driving. In fact, with the demands of driving with a newborn baby on board, new moms may be among the most distracted... read more February 26, 2013 by  3


 
Texting while driving

AAA Study: Drivers Who Use Cell Phones Probably Have Other Bad Habits

Since we were little, we've been told not to judge books by their covers. But AAA would like to remind us of another tried-and-truism: where there's smoke, there's fire... read more January 28, 2013 by  3


 
UMTRI-Toyota teen driver distraction study

Teen Drivers Texting Much More Than Parents Think: Study

A new study by the University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute (UMTRI), sponsored by Toyota’s Collaborative Safety Research Center in Ann Arbor, Michigan... read more December 4, 2012 by  0


 
Homer Simpson, distracted driver

Survey: 21% Access The Web While Driving, 13% Update Their Status

Holiday driving is a terrible thing. Between the stress of added traffic and anxiety about spending hours at a dinner table with obnoxious in-laws, many motorists are in... read more November 19, 2012 by  0


 
ford advanced collision avoidance tech 006

NTSB Wants To End Distracted Driving, Mandate Safety Tech

The National Transportation Safety Board has released its 2013 "Most Wanted List". But unlike the FBI photocopies pinned up at post offices, the NTSB isn't looking for... read more November 15, 2012 by  0


 
Texting while driving

10 Tips To Help Your Teen Stop Texting And Driving

Texting while driving is considered the most distracting driver behavior, increasing crash risk by 2,300 percent. Yet it is also one of the most difficult behaviors to... read more November 2, 2012 by  1


 
Distracted driving

Texting Tickets Could Cost You Down The Road

In most of America, it's illegal to text and drive. Today, 39 states and the District of Columbia now have laws on the books forbidding the practice. Chances are, you live in... read more October 26, 2012 by  0


 

 
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