Texting is a distraction that can impair your driving abilities. As we’ve reported in the past, people who send text messages while driving are six times more likely to get involved in a car accident. Some would think that texting and walking is less dangerous. It might be the case, but it’s certainly not without [...]
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An online advocacy group has come up with an original idea to fight texting while driving among teenagers: giving away 30,000 free thumb socks.
DoSomething .org and Sprint have joined forces to invite teen drivers to stop texting while driving. The website reminds its audience that car crashes are the leading killer of teens in the [...]
Oprah Winfrey made April 30 National No Phone Zone Day, encouraging all Americans to shut down their cell phone while driving. For the occasion, NBC Today show host Meredith Vieira was invited to try to text and drive live on TV. The result was quite funny.
With the help of a driving simulator name Distractology 101, [...]
Had he filmed his little video after the province’s distracted driving law took effect in October 2009, Ontario ombudsman Andre Marin would have face a fine up to 500$. But what he was doing was far less dangerous than what he saw.
Marin was shocked to see the driver in front of him shaving his head [...]
According to a study from the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, truckers who text while driving are 23 times more likely to crash or near crash than undistracted drivers.
Based on research between 2004 and 2007, the study compared driving practices for car and truck drivers. It appears that when dialing, truck drivers are 5.9 times more [...]
It was all over the news in August 2009. The police department from Gwent, a South Wales community of 550,000, made headlines with their explicit, graphic, and violent PSA about texting and driving.
In this short film, a 17 year-old teenage girl and her two friends are laughing over a text message the driver is sending [...]