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To Reduce Distracted Driving, Combine Textalyzers with Preventative Measures

Originally posted on LinkedIn “Textalyzer” became a buzzword this spring when lawmakers began advocating for use of the tool in states like New York and New Jersey. The device, which pulls data from motorists’ cell phones, would allow police to […]

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Infographic: Spike in Crashes During 100 Days of Summer

Drivers ages 16 to 17 are three times as likely as adults to be involved in a deadly crash, according to new research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. This alarming statistic comes during the “100 Deadliest Days,” the period […]

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Apple’s New iOS Helps Prevent Distracted Driving

We see it every day: drivers constantly distracted by their smartphones. Talking, texting, and using apps have become a way of life in our tech-dependent era, but these habits can be extremely dangerous when behind the wheel. In fact, 3,477 […]

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NY Vehicle Safety Week Kicks Off Safe Travel Practices

Memorial Day Weekend is almost here, and with it comes the official start to the summer season. During this weekend and other big travel holidays, motorists must be extra diligent in keeping themselves and others safe on the roadways. To […]

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Flying Cars on the Horizon

The Jetsons era might be here sooner than we thought. Last week, Silicon Valley company Kitty Hawk began testing a flying car prototype over a lake in Northern California. The New York Times reported that the “… flying car … […]

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How Tech Actually Helps Combat Distracted Driving

Over the past few years, traffic safety groups and organizations have brought to light the severity of our nation’s distracted driving epidemic. End Distracted Driving’s (EndDD.org) Awareness Initiative has reached more than 325,000 people in 45 states and several Canadian […]

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4 Permanent Changes You Can Make this Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Like hundreds of other volunteers with End Distracted Driving (EndDD.org), I beat the drum year-round about the dangers of distracted driving. It’s a nationwide epidemic that tragically claims thousands of lives every year. To combat those staggering statistics, we visit […]

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Washington State Bill Could Crack Down on Distracted Driving

Washington State representatives are drafting a bill tentatively called the Driving Under the Influence of Electronics Act, which could ban all driver use of handheld devices. Last week, Representatives of AAA, Harborview Medical Center, Washington State Patrol, Washington DECA high-school […]

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Snapchat Immune to Lawsuit per Communications Decency Act

Spalding County State Court Judge Josh Thacker has dismissed a lawsuit claiming Snapchat’s speed filter tempted 18-year-old Christal McGee to accelerate to 113 mph before crashing into another car. According to the judge, Communications Decency Act (CDA) provides the social media […]

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End Distracted Driving: What’s Coming up in 2017

End Distracted Driving (EndDD.org) is a campaign of the Casey Feldman Foundation that aims to preserve life and promote safety on a large scale through advocacy, education, and action. Having already spoken to more than 325,000 students and drivers, EndDD.org […]