Whether it’s caused by eating, applying makeup, reading directions, or even just talking to friends, distracted driving is not a new problem. In fact, drivers in the 1930s were warned against the perils of becoming distracted by a brand new invention, the radio! However, the widespread use of cell phones in recent years has added
When to Talk About Giving Up Driving PrivilegesA driver’s license represents a sense of personal freedom and independence, and for many young people, it’s a rite of passage. However, older adults often have difficulty knowing when it’s time to voluntarily give up their driving privileges. Losing control of a vehicle due to confusion or panic
Smart Technology – it’s all around you. If you own a smartphone, you use smart technology every day. People now set appointments, check their email and track their fitness progress on smartwatches. For years, drivers have kept up with traffic reports and navigated easily with the help of GPS in their cars. Manufacturers have now started
As the holidays approach, you may be planning to pack up the car and head out to visit friends and family. However, thousands of people have the same idea. With so many holiday travelers on the road, how can you ensure a safe trip and avoid car accidents? Here are 7 Holiday Road-Safety Tips 1. Avoid
Driving is challenging even under ideal conditions, but advanced mobile technology compounds the problem of distracted driving. While everyone believes they are a careful driver, it’s clear that taking your eyes off the road for a split second can have disastrous consequences. Here are ten ways to stay safe while driving and reduce your chances
Distracted driving has become one of today’s most dangerous road hazards, even if you’re paying attention. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, more than 1,153 American drivers are hurt and nine are killed every day in accidents where at least one of the drivers reports being sidetracked just before the crash.