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09
Oct

EndDD.org Releases Distracted Driving Video

“Driving the Length of a Football Field Blind” – Caring drivers respect the safety of everyone on the road. You are driving at 55 mph and your passenger asks you to close your eyes and count to 4 before opening your eyes. Most likely you would look at your passenger like they were crazy [….]

27
Jun

Apple’s Do Not Disturb While Driving Feature – a Band Aid for the Epidemic of Distracted Driving

Contrary to what has recently been reported in the media, Apple’s “Do Not Disturb While Driving” (DNDWD) feature, which will be available in the fall of 2017 as part of the iOS 11 operating system update, will not drastically reduce iPhone distracted driving crashes. Despite all the hype surrounding DNDWD, it falls short of providing real protection from distracted drivers […]

14
Aug

Cell Phone Provider Tells Users “Texting Can Wait”

Two years ago, AT & T began the “Texting Can Wait” campaign to alert young drivers to the dangers of texting and driving.  These power commercials feature individuals whose lives were changed as a result of sending a text message, instead of paying attention to the road.

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,