Dangers of Distracted Driving

Distracted Driver texting

Distracted Driving Is the Cause Of Most Car Accidents

Distracted driving is quickly becoming one of the worst epidemics on our country’s roads. The Virginia Tech Transportation Institute published a study claiming that distractions cause the most car accidents. This is despite the numerous programs and initiatives by agencies on the state and federal level to raise awareness of the dangers of driving while distracted.

The three-year study entitled the Second Strategic Highway Research program focused on more than 3,500 drivers between the ages of 16 and 98 years. The drivers allowed researchers to install video cameras in their vehicles to follow them as they drove. The researchers also tracked various factors including speed and location as part of the study. After analyzing 900 motor vehicle crashes, researchers concluded that drivers were distracted in 68 percent of the crashes. […]

Teen Drivers Safety

Teen Drivers Safety Videos

Safe Driving Videos for Teen Drivers

A survey of 2,000 teen drivers revealed some startling statistics regarding texting while driving.

    • 71% of teens surveyed agreed that texting while driving was not acceptable but 45% of teens admitted they have texted while driving
    • 95% of teens surveyed admitted they read emails and texts while driving
    • 75% of teens surveyed admitted they watched a video while driving
    • Over 90% of teens surveyed admitted they posed to social media websites while driving

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