Aug
17
Are Distracted Driving Laws Tough Enough?

by: Guest Writer

Daniel Gallatin lost his life in New Castle, Pennsylvania in May 2013 when a 43 year old woman slammed her SUV into the back of his motorcycle and dragged him for 100 feet. A police investigation determined that the driver of the SUV was texting while driving and failed to see Daniel in front of her.
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Aug
15
New ‘E-DUI’ Law Enacted in Washington State

by: TextNinja

Many drivers react to their phones behind the wheel without fear of the possible texting and driving consequences they face. They face legal trouble, financial stress, community embarrassment, and of course the risk of death. The combination of these should be enough to keep anyone from texting and driving. But now, as of July 23, using your phone AT ALL while driving is illegal in the state of Washington, and will result in harsher consequences.
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Jul
06
Classification & Solutions To Distracted Driving

by: TextNinja

Solutions to the Top 5 Forms of Distracted Driving

Distractions come in many shapes and sizes and have a varying level of danger. Each type consists of a variety of visual, mental, and physical impairment.
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Jun
01
100 Deadliest Days: What You Didn’t Know

by: Jess Goodwin

Maybe you’ve already read statistics on the 100 deadliest days of summer, but there’s more that you need to know! And more importantly, more that you can do to protect yourself!

Statistics for the 100 Deadliest Days of Summer

The statistics are alarming and tragic for the time-frame of Memorial Day to Labor Day. This period is historically known as the ‘100 deadliest days’ of driving for teens. This year, AAA reports that the number of teen drivers involved in fatal collisions is up 10% overall. And specifically in the summer months is increased by 26% compared to other months of the year.

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May
12
How to Stop Texting and Driving Teens

By: Jess Goodwin

A wise man (Henry David Thoreau) once said, “What you get by achieving your goals is not as important as what you become by achieving your goals.”  While this is true, it can be helpful (especially for young, habit-forming minds) to get something along the way to encourage a positive reaction to what they might become.  For instance, while becoming a safe driver is the ultimate goal, it might not seem that important or desirable to your teen.  But what if they’re getting paid to do it?!?

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