Distracted Driving Archives

What Are the Top Causes of Parking Lot Accidents?

When you think about a car accident, you might envision highways, major damage, and injuries. However, despite slow speed limits, many accidents happen in parking lots. In fact, the National Safety Council (NSC) reported that one in out five car accidents happen in parking lots, with over 50,000 parking lot and garage accidents per year…. Read More


How Can Drivers Stay Safe on St. Patrick’s Day?

In the United States, where St. Patrick’s Day celebrations started out as a way to celebrate the many Americans with Irish heritage, the holiday has become a drinking holiday, a mix of parades, bar crawls, and special green drinks. It is the fourth most popular drinking holiday in the country behind New Year’s Eve, Christmas,… Read More


Do Car Accidents Increase following the Change to Daylight Saving Time?

Research shows that fatal car accidents increase by up to eight percent the week following the switch to daylight saving time. The main reason is that the time change and additional daylight hours can cause sleep deprivation, leading to drowsy driving and accidents. Experts say that drowsy driving can be just as dangerous as drunk… Read More


What Should I Know About Distracted Driving Awareness Month?

Since spring weather brings people out of their houses again, it is a good time to review good driving habits. April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and motorists should learn about the dangers of distracted driving to reduce car accidents and promote safety. This annual event provides road safety advocates a chance to remind people… Read More


How can I Become a Safer Driver?

With so many car accidents occurring on the roadways, keeping safe seems like a challenge. Regardless of what other motorists do, there are actions each individual can take behind the wheel to increase safety. It all starts with intentionality and a desire to create safer roadways. Below are the best ways to promote road safety…. Read More


The Majority of Car Accidents Happen Close to Home

Dolphin Technologies analyzed 3.22 million car trips between 2018 and 2019 and found that 25 percent of all accidents happened during the first three minutes of driving. Additionally, another 14 percent of collisions happened within the first six minutes. In the United States, studies reported by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed similar… Read More


What are the Best Automotive Safety Technologies for 2021?

With millions of Americans on the road at any given time, the safety of vehicles is extremely important. This is why automotive technology has become a constantly growing industry, adding new features every year. Below are some of the best auto technologies to be aware of this year. Automatic Emergency Braking Quick action and applying… Read More


The CDC Has Released New Data About Distracted Driving and Fatal Car Accidents

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has released the most recent information about distracted driving accidents in the United States. Separately, a CDC-compiled cache of 2018 data has been distilled to represent the cost of deadly crashes, accounting for $1.79 billion in Pennsylvania. Nationwide, approximately 38,000 deaths each year result from car accidents,… Read More


Driving with Unrestrained Pets

For many people, pets are family, and their furry companions accompany them everywhere. Just as a person should not ride in a motor vehicle without the use of a seat belt, pets should not travel in a car without some type of restraint, whether it is a carrier or car harness. Loose pets in a… Read More


When Illegally Parked Cars Get Hit

It may be hard to determine who is at-fault when a driver hits an illegally parked car. It is common knowledge that vehicles should not be parked in front of fire hydrants and other illegal places. Unfortunately, some people still break the law, creating serious hazards for all drivers. If another motorist runs into an… Read More


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