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Distracted Driving [Must-Know Facts + Statistics]

In 2017, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) reported that 3,166 drivers and 599 non-vehicle occupants (i.e. bicyclists, pedestrians) lost their lives due to distracted driving in that year alone. The NHTSA’s study also revealed that of the people who died in crashes involving distracted driving that year, 297 were teen drivers between the…

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Consumer Reports: Japanese Automakers Rule Reliability Rankings

A near-sweep by the Japanese. Domestic automakers falling hard. A stunner for Porsche. Each elements that were contained within the results of the Consumer Reports 2011 reliability survey.

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Ford Upgrades Sync to Read Text Messages

Unfortunately, not many mobile phones on the market currently support MAP, and owners must have a compatible phone.

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New App Prevents Driver Use of Phone: Can’t We Control Ourselves?

Are we so dependent on our technology that we’ve got to leave it up not to our own devices, but to our devices – our smartphones – to keep us under control?

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Driving and Cell Phones: How to Stay Safe

To all the devotees of technology: We’re sorry, but it is true – cell phones are the primary villain in a nearly one-fifth of all distracted driving fatalities.

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How many distracted drivers are out there?

Be it the lady who’s shaving her legs as she drives down the road, or a teenager on Facebook, or even a pet owner who’s dog is running wild in their car, distracted drivers take all forms.

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Distracted Driving: Response to Emergency Vehicles

The job of motorists when approached by an emergency vehicle is: GET OUT OF THE WAY.

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750 Miles in One Day and Two Near Crashes

It wasn’t the amount of road I traversed that had my mood shifting to a dark place, but rather, what happened on the road. I should start by saying that my experiences have led to a rededication to the basics of defensive driving, and I’ll be writing about that topic extensively during this week. Those same experiences have also led to me believing that the statistics on distracted driving, which I’ve often thought might be exaggerated, could be on the mark.

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State Farm: 19 Percent of Drivers Surf the Web

Distracted driving is everywhere. Beside you, in front of you, behind you – and maybe even in your drivers’ seat as you go down the road.

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