person texting while driving

Auto safety regulators are requesting that smartphone manufacturers create a “driver mode” for smartphones to help combat the rising number of motor vehicle fatalities caused by distracted driving. The new proposed feature is modeled after “airplane mode,” which prevents a mobile device from sending or receiving communications while flying. “Driver mode” would restrict certain mobile…

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silver car on the side of the road badly damaged from car accident

Traffic fatalities continue to be a widespread public safety issue across the U.S., causing thousands of preventable deaths each year. In the first half of 2016 alone, traffic-related fatalities rose by 10.4% compared to last year, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation (USDOT). To read more about these shocking statistics, click here. The 2015…

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