What Do Sarasota Drivers Need to Know About Texting and Driving in Florida?

Texting and driving has become a major safety issue in Florida and throughout the United States. Let’s take a look at some things that local drivers need to know about texting and driving in Florida, as well as some possible solutions to the problem. Texting and driving in Florida and the United States So, just […]

Is Texting While Driving as Dangerous as Drunk Driving?

A variety of new laws, studies and educational campaigns have appeared in recent years in an effort to reduce distracted driving accidents caused by texting while driving. While these efforts have been successful in increasing public awareness of the problem, there are plenty of drivers who still don’t realize just how dangerous this behavior really […]

Statistics on Distracted Driving Reveals Cost of Nationwide Epidemic

An estimated $13 billion has been expended in crashes caused by cell phone use. In the National Safety Council’s presentation “Distracted Driving,” James A. Solomon highlights the multifaceted costs associated with distracted driving. The presentation provides statistics on distracted driving that result in loss of life, which is the real tragedy in choosing to drive […]

Is Texting While Driving Becoming a Distracted Driving Epidemic?

Texting while driving is one of the most dangerous things that a driver can do. Even though it is illegal in many states, drivers tempt fate all too often by engaging in this risky behavior. How Many Accidents are There? Seventy-seven percent of teens and young adults report being “very confident” of their ability to […]

NHTSA Issues Statement as Feds Grapple with Safety Policies for Automated Cars

The “Preliminary Statement of Policy Concerning Automated Vehicles” released by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration revealed that it expects new major developments to be made on vehicles within 10 to 20 years. It expects these innovations will make a significant difference in terms of environmental friendliness, increased safety, better mobility and the additional opportunities […]

Shattered Dreams Program Aims to Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents in Florida

Distracted driving continues to be a leading cause of teenage deaths. In fact, the Shattered Dreams presentation has revealed that teen drivers are four times more likely to be involved in a car accident resulting in fatalities, compared to adults. The Shattered Dreams program believes that texting while driving is a large reason for this […]