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31
May

Educate New Drivers So They Never Begin To Drive Distracted

Lela Jacobson, PhD Behavioral Scientist Center for Injury Research and Prevention The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia In addition to encouraging and persuading current drivers to stop driving while distracted, another important window of opportunity to end distracted driving is to educate learner drivers so that they never begin to drive distracted.

19
Jul

Governor’s Highway Safety Association Report on Distracted Driving Puzzling and Irresponsible

by Joel D. Feldman The Governor’s Highway Safety Association(GHSA) released its summary of distracted driving research after considering more than 350 scientific papers published between 2000-2011. The results for the most part were not surprising, confirming: distractions play a major role in crashes drivers can be distracted up to half the time they are driving

12
May

“Decade of Action for Road Safety” launched to reduce the projected death toll on highways across the world.

Today was a turning point in the battle to combat a growing epidemic of highway accidents and deaths. The United Nations, in cooperation with many countries across the world, launched the Decade of Action for Road Safety—a 10 year plan to reduce highway deaths by 5 million and injuries from highway accidents by 50 million.