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Uphill Battle To Stop Texting While Driving

Uphill Battle To Stop Texting While Driving

While 35 states currently ban texting by all drivers while driving, more than four of five young drivers admit to reading a text message while driving. That’s according to a survey conducted by the Ad Council, which just launched a national public service campaign of TV, radio, billboards... read more

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Project Ignition

Project Ignition Students Take The Lead During National Teen Driver Safety Week

During National Teen Driver Safety Week, October 16-22, 2011, the students of Project Ignition are organizing powerful awareness and engagement activities across the United... read more October 18, 2011 by  0


 
GM CUE interface - 2013 Cadillac XTS

GM's CUE System: A Revolutionary Next Step For Vehicle Interfaces?

GM's upcoming CUE (Cadillac User Experience) system, which will go into the luxury brand's next-generation vehicles, led by the 2013 Cadillac XTS sedan, might just change the... read more October 13, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving

Driver Reaction Time Doubles With Texting: Study

Most of us probably already recognize that texting while driving is a dangerous behavior. Still, many drivers continue to do so, despite safety warnings about distracted... read more October 6, 2011 by  0


 
Teen driving

Study: Texting Doubles Driver Reaction Time

No sane individual would argue that texting while driving is a safe practice, but it may be even more dangerous than previously thought. Reuters reports that a new study by... read more October 6, 2011 by  1


 
Texting while driving

Distracted Driving: AAA Says Drivers Don't Practice What They Preach

Over the summer, AAA conducted its fourth annual Traffic Safety Culture Index, and while the study's findings are alarming, they shouldn't surprise anyone. That's because... read more October 4, 2011 by  0


 
Project Ignition

Parenting Tips From Project Ignition Teens On Teen Driver Safety

Back in June, we covered the Project Ignition top 10 teen driver safety campaigns. Now we’ve got an important message to parents from teens of Project Ignition on the... read more October 3, 2011 by  0


 
1962 International Garbage Truck

Slow Down To Get Around: Campaign Urges Safety For Trash Collectors

Aside from being a dirty, tiring and often thankless job, trash collectors have one of the deadliest jobs in America. In fact, solid-waste collection employees have the fifth... read more September 30, 2011 by  0


 
2012 Buick Verano

Saab Reorganizes, Buick Prices Verano, Jaguar C-X16 Bows: Car News Headlines

Nissan might build the non-U.S. mid-size Teana sedan in Tennessee, for everyone but Americans. [TheCarConnection] Saab has filed for protection from creditors while it... read more September 7, 2011 by  0


 
Infographic about mobile phone usage and driving (by AccuConference)

Infographic: Taking Phone Calls While Driving Is A Bad Idea

We spend a lot of time writing about the dangers of distracted driving, and like much of the media, we tend to focus on the problem of texting and driving. But in fact... read more September 6, 2011 by  1


 
2011 Chevrolet Caprice Police Car

Today In Distracted Driving: Man Shoots Self In Both Legs

Whether you’re in favor of gun control or opposed to it, we can probably agree on one point: keeping a loaded and unsecured handgun in your car is a less-than-good... read more August 22, 2011 by  4


 
Soviet-era ekranoplan

Two Out Of Three Drivers Think They're More Skilled Than You

For years, we’ve said that most drivers overestimate their own abilities, and now we have scientific proof to back up our theory. According to a recent study by... read more August 10, 2011 by  1


 
Texting while driving

Distracted Driving Among Young, Old Drivers Down: Study

Could it be that the message is getting through? A new study by GMAC Insurance reveals that 50 percent of all drivers--and 75 and 72 percent of the youngest and oldest... read more July 25, 2011 by  0


 
2010 Honda Dog Friendly Element

Drivers Confess To Bad Dog Habits In The Car

In a nation where 78 million dogs reside in more than 46 million households, it’s no surprise Americans love their canine pets. But when it comes to packing Fido into... read more July 20, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Is It Too Easy To Acquire A Driver's License? #YouTellUs

Driving while distracted is the new media epidemic, and there's a lot of truth to the hype. But beyond texting, eating, reading, and working while driving, should some of... read more July 19, 2011 by  0


 
Texting while driving

Should The Driver's License Be Tougher To Get? #YouTellUs

The road is filled with bad drivers. But is it the fault of the people behind the wheel, or is it really a lack of proper training? Getting a driver's license has become a... read more July 19, 2011 by  8


 

 
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