New Survey from Hum by Verizon Suggests 41 Percent of Drivers Struggle to Stay Focused During the Summer More Than Any Other Time of Year
The survey also indicated that 80 percent of respondents think drivers are more likely to speed during the summer than any other season.
Arizona Governor Vetoes Bill that Would Have Nearly Doubled Required Auto Liability Coverage
House Bill 2254, which passed in the Arizona House on April 30, proposed to increase the minimum required liability coverage to $25,000 for injuries to one person in an accident, $50,000 for all injuries and $25,000 for property damage.
Telematics Data Shows Distracted Driving Occurring More Frequently
The data collected from more than 65 million trips over the last six months revealed distracted driving occurred during 36.1 percent of trips nationwide, up 5 percent from last year.
Arkansas Body Shop Owner on Insurer-Recommended Aftermarket Parts: ‘They Didn’t Even Want Us to Inspect Them’
C.J. Huber admits he’s a bit camera-shy. But when an insurance adjuster insisted that Huber put an aftermarket bumper cover and step pad on a collision-damaged Chevy Tahoe, the owner of C.J.’s Auto Body in Pine Bluff, Ark., says he needed to vent.
Most Driver-Friendly States in the Nation
The National Council for Home Safety and Security has aggregated a number of data points to provide a snapshot of the most driver-friendly states.
Work Demands Making Drivers More Distracted: Survey
A new survey commissioned by Travelers suggests that the demands of a 24/7 economy could be adding to the problem of distracted driving.
Collision Industry Conference: Distracted Driving Is ‘Ruining Lives’
Gene Lopez of Seidner’s Collision Centers took a moment during the Oct. 31 Collision Industry Conference in Las Vegas to spread the word about the threat of distracted driving.
Travelers Takes on Distracted Driving with Launch of ‘Every Second Matters’ Campaign
Through a series of forums held across the country by the company’s public policy division, the Travelers Institute, the campaign aims to bridge the gap between why many believe distracted driving is dangerous, yet nearly a quarter of Americans admit to doing it.
‘Drive2Life’ PSA Contest Invites Teens to Create Messages on Danger of Speeding
The National Road Safety Foundation is inviting teens to submit their ideas for messages to help educate their peers and others about the dangers of speeding.
GEICO Reminds Motorists that Deer Could Be Near this Time of Year
Often, deer strikes lead to confusing questions, such as: “Why would the deer run into my car?” or “Why did it just stand there?”
Vehicle Infotainment Systems Adding to Distracted-Driving Problem, AAA Says
New vehicle infotainment systems take drivers’ eyes and attention off the road and their hands off the wheel for potentially dangerous periods of time, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.
Farmers Insurance Offers Accident-Avoidance Tips for Autumn Driving
The insurer notes that animal collisions, chain vehicle collisions and water claims increase during the fall months.