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 for teen drivers, 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

Yes, the statistics are alarming and tragic for the time-frame of Memorial Day to Labor Day, historically known as the ‘100 deadliest days’. 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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Dec
07
How to Prevent Texting and Driving with Rewards

by: Jim Ramirez

The Statistical Cost of Texting and Driving

In part 1, we explored the statistics on distracted driving to find out how many text message distractions it takes to cause a collision behind the wheel. We found that it takes on average around 97,000 text distractions to cause a crash. Now, let’s put a monetary value on this concept, and see if the risk is relevant enough to prevent texting and driving!

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Apr
18
Value Statistics on Distracted Driving

by: Jim Ramirez

The statistics on distracted driving and the value of a good habit

This is part 1 of our deep dive to analyze the risk of driving distracted with a cell phone and understand how many distractions it takes to cause a crash. Part 2 uses the statistics on distracted driving to answer “What is the cost of driving distracted for each person and per distraction?”.  The hope is that by raising awareness about how relevant the risk and cost really are, people will be motivated to do something about it and start driving text-free.

The sad reality is that the odds are against us, and if you haven’t been directly affected by texting and driving yet, it’s likely you know someone who has. The statistics on distracted driving are clear, and with the number of incidents reported, there’s no need to wait for your own to be inspired to take action.
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