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If You’re Not Using ‘Do Not Disturb While Driving,’ You Should Be (And Here’s How)

Without a doubt, technology is one of the biggest distractions behind the wheel. Apple released the first iPhone model over a decade ago, and since then our brains have become rewired to respond to notification after notification — even when […]

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Parents, Don’t Be a Statistic: Alarming Findings from 2017 Driving Report

Many distracted driving awareness messages focus particularly on teen safety, and with good reason. For one, teens are the newest generation of motorists and have the ability to change the nation’s future driving habits. They are also the largest age […]

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Getting Schools to Say Yes to Distracted Driving Awareness Presentations

End Distracted Driving (EndDD.org) is a distracted driving awareness movement that hundreds of thousands of people in the U.S. and Canada have heard about. The campaign has been gaining momentum since Joel Feldman and Dianne Anderson founded EndDD.org in memory […]

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Do Not Disturb While Driving Feature Available in Apple’s iOS 11 Beta

Users can now test out what is likely the most talked about feature of Apple’s newest iOS 11: Do Not Disturb While Driving. When the Do Not Disturb While Driving feature is activated, the iPhone will withhold notifications whenever it’s […]

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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 […]