Stop Distracted Driving

Stop Distracted Driving
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Study Shows a Decrease in Traffic Accident Injuries Since the Texting and Driving Ban

Recent data from the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office reveals that injuries from drivers distracted by an electronic device are decreasing. A texting and driving ban was implemented in November of 2015 in Oklahoma, and since then injuries relating to drivers driving accidents fell from 538 to 422 in a nine-month period. Additionally, total crashes from…
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Auto Safety Regulators Hope to Combat Distracted Driving Epidemic with “Driver Mode” for Cell Phones

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…