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Researchers Identify Biggest Distracted Driving Risks

The problem of distracted driving has become a common concern among law enforcement and motorists alike. Now, researchers at the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute have identified the most dangerous culprits in distracted driving accidents and other factors that can increase a driver’s chances of a crash. The hope is that by determining... Read more »

Drowsy Driving is a National Epidemic

In 2002, a study conducted by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) determined that 37 percent of drivers surveyed self-reported nodding off at least briefly at the wheel. In 2010, a similar study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety discovered that 41 percent of drivers reported falling... Read more »

Dramatic Experiment Shows Drowsy Driving Dangers

While it may prove challenging to attribute a serious or even fatal motor vehicle accident to drowsy driving, it is estimated by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) that roughly 2.5 percent of all deadly crashes and 2 percent of severe personal injuries involve fatigued motorists. The National Sleep Foundation... Read more »

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