Tag: distracted driving

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Jan 16, 2014

Brace Yourself: Teen Driving Habits Get Worse over Time

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A new study finds brand-new drivers are great at paying attention to the road...for the first few months, anyway.

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Aug 16, 2013

Something Serious, For a Change...

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Every week, we get mail sharing stories about people who have been killed or seriously injured by distracted drivers. Please take a moment out of your day to watch even just a minute of it this video and share it with your friends and family.

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Jul 30, 2013

Driver Distraction - on a Larger and Sadder Scale

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Distracted driving is even more dangerous when mass transit is involved.

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May 07, 2012

A Letter From My Student

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Professor Paul Atchley's visit to the Distracted Driving Summit inspired a passionate call in his classroom to end this dangerous behavior.

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Feb 22, 2012

NHTSA's Misguided Driver Distraction Guidelines

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Tom and Ray sound off on why NHTSA's new driver distraction guidelines are destined to fail and fail big. Luckily, they have a few solutions in mind. Read all about it right here.

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Feb 08, 2012

It's Not Just Your Car, It's Your Freedom

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Many would say that in the American psyche, cars equal freedom.

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Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood overruled recommendation that mobile phones be outlawed in moving vehicles
Dec 27, 2011

Christmastime for the Telecommunications Industry

Jamie Lincoln Kitman

Yes, Virginia, there really is a Santa Clause. Just ask the telecoms of the world who are rejoicing in the surprise overruling of the NTSB's recommendation to ban the use of cell phones in cars by Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood.

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Dec 14, 2011

Calling in Cars: What Are the Benefits?

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New laws and regulations often result in any number of unintended consequences. If bans on cell phone use while driving were to be instituted, are there any real "benefits" that we stand to lose?

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Aug 12, 2011

What is the Cost?

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I recently had to write a “benefits” section for a proposal to develop public safety campaigns to limit texting and driving...

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Jul 22, 2011

One Simple Change

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Two events happened over the last couple of weeks that prompt me to ask whether we would be willing to make one simple change that could dramatically improve our ability to understand distracted driving.

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