distracted driving

Parents – Take Steps to Avoid Teen Car Accident

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month – a topic that is particularly important for teen drivers and their parents. Teen drivers are much more likely to be involved in a fatal crash than adults – largely due to lack of experience, but with technology and other distractions contributing as well. When parents are aware… read more

RAND Study Urges Early Adoption of Self-Driving Cars to Save Lives

Just how important is self-driving technology to the future of highway traffic safety? According to a new study from the nonprofit organization RAND, extremely important. Whereas most people may feel cautious about having self-driving cars on the road right now—before the technology has been perfected—RAND research suggests that we shouldn’t wait, because autonomous vehicles could… read more

New Ohio Bill Would Allow $100 Fine for Distracted Driving

It soon could become even more expensive to text or tweet while driving in Ohio. According to Dayton Daily News, state representatives recently introduced a new bill that would “add a $100 penalty on top of other fines for moving violations if the driver was distracted by a ‘handheld’ electronic communications device….” The new fine… read more