Distracted Driving

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There are many reasons people decorate their homes for Christmas. For some it is simply an expression of the joy of the season. For others, the hanging of the lights and decorations is a family tradition that bonds people closer together. And for some, the goal is to attract attention…

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New York State troopers cracked down in various jurisdictions on Thursday, October 25th, 2018, hoping to curtail a dangerous increase in distracted driving across the state. Hundreds of citations were issued to drivers for various infractions, including driving dangerously due to interacting with an electronic device. Troopers kept an eye…

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As distracted driving continues to cause thousands of accidents a year, technology companies are looking to curb a dangerous behavior they helped to create. Where twenty years ago distracted driving was a rarity, as cellphones and other devices have become ubiquitous, so too have the accidents caused by them. Now,…

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For decades the biggest risk to drivers was sharing the road with people operating their vehicles under the influence of alcohol or drugs. Society eventually recognized how dangerous this behavior could be, but only after hundreds of thousands of deaths and injuries and millions of dollars in damages. Fatigued driving…

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It is already against the law to text while driving in the state of Florida, but the police are not allowed to pull motorists over unless the driver is violating other statutes. Texting while driving is not designated a primary offense by legislators. But a new law, recently passed through…

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An eclipse made its way across America on August 21st, 2017. Though only a full eclipse in parts of the country, even a partial eclipse is a rare and awe-inspiring sight. Decades can pass between eclipses, and many Americans hosted viewing parties with specialty equipment and glasses to make it…

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Parents of members of an Indiana boys high school basketball team are shocked but grateful after the school bus bringing the team to a game rolled over on the highway after being sideswiped by another vehicle. Even more maddening for parents was the reason the driver lost control of her…

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