Tag Archive: distracted driving

Apple’s new IOS 11 iPhone has disable texting feature

letters and numbers iOS11 with picture of phone on white background

There’s some great news for preventing distracted driving. Apple recently announced that their iOS 11 for iPhone and iPad and some earlier versions have a feature that disables texting and turns off other alerts and distractions while driving. The new…
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Emotional stress and distracted driving

Unhappy man in hoodie sitting on steps

I’ve written a lot about distracted driving and the impact it can have on driving safety. Distracted driving refers to doing anything that takes your 100% attention away from the road. Grooming, texting, talking, eating and fiddling with the radio…
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Summer is a time for more teen driver accidents

Teen texting while driving down road with teen passenger

School is out and teens will be driving more. Unfortunately, this means there will likely be more teen driver accidents. According to the National Safety Council, Memorial Day kicks off the summer season, which coincides with the deadliest 100 days…
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Drivers and pedestrians both responsible for safety

Protected pedestrian walkway with people on bicycles and people walking across the street

Pedestrian accidents are up. Each year approximately 4,800 pedestrians are killed – that’s one pedestrian killed every two hours in the U.S. While the injuries and fatalities affect all ages and both genders, the average age of a pedestrian killed…
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April is “Distracted Driving Prevention” Month

Distracted Driving Poster saying 1000s die each year

The Arkansas Police announced that April is “Distracted Driving Prevent Month”. The campaign is a result of Arkansas law enforcement agencies joining the national “U Drive U Text You Pay” campaign in an effort to prevent and stop distracted driving….
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