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Hit By A Texter

Well as promised here is a short playlist of some motorcyclist and cyclists hit by texting drivers: want to learn more about texting and driving? Take our online class WARNING SOME CONTENT IS UPSETTING AND GRAPHIC! It is never worth it to text and drive, it can wait. So please STAY OFF THE PHONE WHILE […]

Texting on A Motorcycle

Just when I thought I had seen it all I was driving the other day and I saw a man texting while on his motorcycle. I thought to myself surely this is just an isolated incident so to google I went and NO it’s not 🙁 Early in August in Indiana, Brandon R. McClain 43, […]

Texting And Driving Kills

Most of the time when we talk about texting and driving we talk about the risk of crashing but have you ever thought about killing other people on the road. In July Patrick Wanninkhof, a 25 year old humanitarian and teacher from The Bronx was leading a team of cyclist across the USA for Habitat […]

Texting While Driving On MTV

So last night I wasn’t feeling well and decided to watch some mind numbing TV. MTV’s Teen Mom OG, for those of you who don’t know this show follows the original girls from 16 and pregnant 5 years on. What does this have to do with defensive driving, let alone driving at all you may […]

Drunk Driving vs. Distracted Driving

Let’s face facts both drunk driving and distracted driving cause accidents, injury and death but which is the lesser or two evils……NEITHER! Drivers who are texting while behind the wheel have a 23% higher chance of causing a crash. That is equivalent to downing four beers and then getting behind the wheel. It’s not a […]

Distracted Driving: The Cognitive Side

A recent study by AAA and The University of Utah shows that hands free technology isn’t necessarily make driving any safer. With the new hands free technology we can text, talk, email, tweet and change the radio station hands free but these advances may avtually be making the process of getting from here to there […]

New Texting & Driving Law In New York

New York’s texting while driving laws are some of the toughest in the country and they are going to get tougher! The new law, which goes into effect Nov. 1, strengthens penalties against teenage and new drivers. Many young drivers, when they get their permit or license, can’t wait to drive. According to the Centers […]

New Apps to Stop Texting And Driving

Texting and driving is a dangerous problem especially among teens, it leads to countless accidents and deaths on the road. There are some new apps available to combat this. Textecution ($29.99 one-time charge) This Android app cuts off texting ability if the device is moving faster than 10 MPH. If a passenger is using the […]

Texting and Driving

It’s National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and one of the biggest factors in distracted driving is texting and driving. Did you know that when you text and drive you take your eyes off the road for at least 5 seconds. If you are travelling at 55/mph that’s driving the length of a football field without […]

It can wait. The Dangers of Texting and Driving

Everything is getting so fast paced now, sometimes you feel like you have to do 3 things at the same time just to keep up! That may  be true for many of us, but check this YouTube video out and  maybe you will think twice about multi tasking while driving. Several lives were ruined in […]

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