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Distracted Driving: A Plague We Need to Help Prevent

Distracted driving, which has become a plague, presents a great opportunity to market your business and help prevent accidents.

Massachusetts Moves to Ban Cellphone Usage While Driving

Massachusetts is one step closer to having legislation that would bar any driver from using hand-held cellphones while behind the wheel, according to an AP article.

National Auto Body Council Hosts Distracted Driving Initiative

The NABC recently held a distracted driving education program with CREF for more than 400 students at the ACE 2019 event at Technical College High School Brandywine Campus in Downingtown, Pa.

New York Lawmakers Considering ‘Textalyzer’ to Enforce Distracted Driving Laws

With this new law, when someones gets in a crash, police would be able to use a device to pull information from their phone to determine if they were using it at the time of the accident.

GEICO Uses “SmartDogs” in Distracted Driving Campaign

GEICO has released a new ad campaign featuring man’s best friends – the “smartdogs,” who are here to teach humans to stop using their phones while driving.

Study: More than Half of Drivers are Checking Social Media While on the Road

The study found that 55% of those surveyed admit to checking social media while behind the wheel, and 25% said they’ve even recorded a video while behind the wheel.

DENSO Partners with B.R.A.K.E.S Teen Defensive Driving Program

DENSO has announced a donation of $125,000 this year to extend and expand its partnership with national teen defensive driving program B.R.A.K.E.S. (Be Responsible And Keep Everyone Safe).

Study Reveals 7 Distracted Driving Stats

A new survey of more than 2,000 people has assessed what distracted drivers are choosing to pay attention to instead of the road, according to an article by the Hartford Courant.

‘Hands-free’ Cellphone Bill Advances in Minnesota Senate

The Minnesota Senate has voted overwhelmingly for a bill barring cellphone use while driving unless the phone is being used in a “hands-free” mode, according to an article by the StarTribune.

Study: Texting Bans Reduce Car Crash ER Visits

A new study found that states that banned texting and driving had on average a four percent reduction in emergency department visits following car crashes, according to an article by CNN.

Florida to Consider Strict Distracted Driving Bill

Things like holding a phone, putting on makeup or petting a dog while driving could all be considered illegal with the bill. 

Volvo to Introduce Speed Limiter on All New Vehicles

Volvo has announced that it will introduce a 112-mph speed limiter on all new vehicles to increase its safety credentials and continue to work towards eliminating passenger fatalities by 2020, according to an article from Reuters.