New “infotainment” technology in vehicles is causing more drivers to become more distracted than ever before. Many believe hands-free devices and dashboard “infotainment” systems are safe because they are provided by vehicle manufacturers, but research shows these technologies lead to the same cognitive distraction and inattention blindness as a hand held device.
Ben DiMaggio is a researcher for sleep science and health organization Tuck.com. Ben specializes in investigating how sleep, and sleep deprivation, affect public health and safety. Ben lives in Portland, Oregon. His worst sleep habit is checking his email right before bed.
The number of accidents caused by distracted driving is growing due to increased popularity of mobile devices. Texting while driving or checking social media while driving has led to injury and loss of life in many accidents. Recent statistics provided by the Federal Communications Commission is a sobering reality check.
As we look forward to the holiday season and cozy weather, we must remain careful and alert when driving in bad weather. In 2016, San Diego received 8.18 inches of rainfall. While this does not compare to many cities across the United States, it is likely you may be out of town visiting loved ones in cities that receive much heavier rainfall or even snow. It is best to remind yourself of safe driving practices if you are forced to drive in bad weather conditions.
Every time you drive your car you risk your life and others around you due to the decisions you make. Whether your decision involves breaking a law or just not being aware of the road, here are some of the top 10 reasons why people get injured in car accidents.
Motor vehicle collision injuries and fatalities are soaring at a rate not seen in 50 years. To help fight this deadly trend, some safety advocates think we should stop calling them accidents. A growing number of safety advocates are campaigning to change the way we talk about car crashes because they say calling them accidents trivializes the single most common cause: Risky behavior, like speeding or texting while driving.
Teen deaths resulting from reckless or distracted driving has become a major health epidemic and it is 100% PREVENTABLE. Impact Teen Drivers is a non-profit group dedicated to saving lives by educating and empowering teens to drive smarter and safer.
Rear-end accidents are one of the most common types of car crashes, and can range in severity from minor fender-benders to major collisions. In nearly all cases, the insurance companies will assign fault to the rear driver, as they have an obligation to leave a safe distance in front of them. In some instances, however, the rear driver may be only partially at fault, or may have a claim against another driver themselves.
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