distracted driving

Date Posted
Article Title
5/16/2019
Cell Phones and Distracted Driving

A surprising number of parents read and write text messages while driving.

5/13/2019
4/5/2019
3/29/2019
States That Ban Texting While Driving Safer?

States with primary texting bans see fewer crash victims in the hospital.

3/8/2019
2/28/2019
2/19/2019
Drugged Driving Dangers

Drivers using prescription opioids are at increased risk of causing a fatal accident.

2/6/2019
1/11/2019
Marijuana and Driving

A high number of marijuana users report driving under the influence.

1/3/2019
Medications That Cause Dangerous Driving

Many older drivers take medications that increase risk of a crash.

12/19/2018
9/27/2018
9/10/2018
8/20/2018
6/29/2018
5/2/2018
4/13/2018
Sleep and Driving Safety

Too little sleep can increase your risk of getting in a car crash, study finds.

3/16/2018
Distracted Driving

Are passenger conversations as distracting for drivers as cell phones?

3/5/2018
11/24/2017
11/1/2017
8/5/2017
Teen Drivers Take More Chances as Senior Year Begins

Experts urge parents to continue talking about consequences for unsafe behavior behind the wheel

5/20/2017
How Not to Nod Off Behind the Wheel

Recognizing signs of sleepiness key to prevention, researcher says

3/30/2017
U.S. Pedestrian Deaths Surged to Record Levels in 2016

Experts point to widespread smartphone use as deadly distraction for drivers and walkers alike

3/17/2017
Serious Crash Often a Wake-Up Call for Teen Drivers

They slow down and drive less aggressively after an accident, monitoring finds

9/16/2016
A New Roadway Danger: Drivers Chasing 'Pokemon Go'

At least 14 crashes linked to the smartphone game during a 10-day period in July

8/10/2016
Drivers Take Care! Kids Are Heading Back to School

The hours just before and after school are most dangerous for young pedestrians

8/8/2016
Drowsy Driving Causes 1 in 5 Fatal Crashes: Report

Teens and young adults, shift-workers and people with sleep disorders face greater risk