Distracted Driving in the Workplace

OSHA Updates Guidelines on Distracted Driving in the Workplace

Distracted driving is estimated to factor into between 25 to 30% of all roadway crashes, which averages out to 4,000 or more distracted driving crashes every day. At least one 2019 study concluded the technologically connected culture of most workplaces along with increased workplace performance expectations contribute to distracted driving. The ubiquity of smartphones means…

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Will Hands-Free Car Games Help Curb Bad Driving?

Most of us have experienced boredom and sleepiness while driving during road trips. The need to entertain drivers via podcasts, music, trivia, or car games with the family can be as necessary as gas for the car. Believe it or not, one company has taken driver entertainment a step further. Hands-free voice games are the…

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6 Common Dangerous Behaviors of Teenage Drivers

As parents, we know the liberating, yet terrifying feeling when our teenagers start to drive themselves places. Sure, they completed their driver’s education classes with flying colors and you spent hours upon hours teaching them your own best practices and giving them lessons on the road. But what happens when you aren’t there? While it…

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Spoliation and Your Trucking Accident

Trucker Gets Prison Time For Watching Football While Driving

Across the United States, we’ve seen the devastation just one act of distracted driving can cause in a variety of scenarios, ranging from putting makeup on in the car, to eating while driving, to, of course, the prevalent act of texting and driving. While these are frightening behaviors drivers know should be stopped immediately, would…

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Cell Phone Distractions Pose Serious Threat To First Responders

When we hear the phrase distracted driving, our minds immediately think of young, irresponsible drivers putting the lives of other drivers on the road at risk. Something that might not come to mind as quickly is the danger distracted driving poses for first responders. Whether en route to provide help or stopped on the side…

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Texting And Driving Accidents

Drivers Posting Pictures Of Accidents While Still Driving

Distractions while driving come in many forms. One form that many of us can relate to is slowing down to observe the aftermath of highway accidents. Despite the fact that it is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, this problem persists, and what’s worse is people are using their mobile devices to take photos of accidents while…

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Texas Senator Pushing New Hands Free Cell Phone Bill

We’ve discussed in previous blogs about how distracted and even drowsy driving can be dangerous on roadways. By taking your eyes off the road for just a few seconds, you’re putting yourself and other drivers at an increased risk of getting into a potentially deadly motor vehicle accident. Because of this, Texas lawmakers are pushing for more legislation that would require drivers to go hands free with their mobile devices when they get behind the wheel.

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Texas Bluebonnets Causing Distractions For Drivers

Texas is famous for its beautiful state flower: the Texas bluebonnet. As Spring takes hold across the state, bluebonnet fields are blooming. While many people cherish the beauty of the state’s flower, the Texas Highway Patrol is actually warning people of its dangers.

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