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Even though it's a major culprit behind the epidemic of distracted driving, technology has found a way to try to help people use their phones responsibly while driving. Here are a few options to consider.
One thing no one can make illegal to have in the car, however, are children. But they are one of the leading distractions to drivers.
Checking your phone or taking a call while driving isn’t just annoying — it can cause an accident, and even kill or seriously injure another person.
Five seconds is about the amount of time it takes to read or send a text. If you're on the highway while doing so?
These apps incentivize safe driving and/or block drivers from using their phones while the car is in motion. This chart displays the different features(link is external) an assortment of apps have.
Most commonly, these people refuse to have their vehicles sent for repairs simply because they underestimate the danger of the defects in their vehicles.
Numerous studies have come out with shocking data that I share with Bellingham drivers in hopes that it can change this habit and make our roads safer.
April is designated as Distracted Driving Awareness Month(link is external). Each year, I want to highlight the dangers of distracted driving because it is a focal point of my law practice.
State lawmakers approved stricter distracted driving definitions and penalties for all Washington State drivers. No more loopholes for social media usage, selfies, snapchats, or playing Asphalt-Extreme while behind the wheel.
In fact, distracted driving is a known factor in one out of four car accidents according to National Safety Council. (link is external)There's a big disconnect between drivers' ideas about distracted driving and their behavior.