driving safety Archives | EndDD

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
Jul

NHTSA Pilot Program Effective in Reducing Distracted Driving

  Strong laws, visible enforcement and education dramatically reduce cell phone use and texting in NHTSA Pilot Program. U.S. Secretary of Transportation Ray La Hood announced that pilot studies in Syracuse, New York and Hartford, Connecticut aimed at reducing cell phone use and texting by drivers were remarkably successful. ”These findings show that strong laws,

11
Jul

Texting, Driving and Football

The Minnesota Department of Public Safety developed a creative way to involve teens with their distracted driving video contest. The first-place winner Alex Emmons, produced a compelling 30 second video that hits home with respect to the dangers presented by being distracted while texting. See how Alex used the football field to make his point