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Dear Motorist Video Changes Lives

Published on January 13, 2014 • Last updated November 18, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Bicycle Accidents, Distracted Driving

The Dear Motorist Video was released on December 4, 2013 and has begun changing lives and saving lives.  The video has garnered over 120,000 views and is climbing daily with thousands of shares and likes via social media.  The video highlights the love cyclists share for taking their bike out on a ride; the adrenaline…

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Cellphone Drivers: Rich in Distraction

Published on September 12, 2013 • Last updated November 29, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Distracted Driving, Texting & Driving

There are hundreds of ways to be distracted (and ultimately cause accidents) on the roadways these days.  Everything from the passing billboards to the adjacent cars next to you can cause a distraction on behalf of the driver. One of the more talked about distractions on the road these days includes the use of cell…

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Safety Issues Behind Hands-Free Texting Devices

Published on June 24, 2013 • Last updated November 30, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Distracted Driving, Texting & Driving

Man’s desire to accomplish many things in a shorter time requirement leads to the propensity to multitask. A lot of technology has been created to cater to multitaskers. One simple example is timers on cooking devices. They make it easy for people to perform another task away from the kitchen without worrying about burning or…

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Admit It, You are Mr. Bean

Published on May 8, 2013 • Last updated November 8, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Distracted Driving

This comical YouTube video shows Mr. Bean in one of his usual sticky situations. Being late for work Mr. Been rushes to his car in his pajamas and continues to get dressed while driving. This situation is made comical by the fact that it is clearly an unwise decision, as indicated by his exaggerated motions…

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Three P’s for Safer Driving

Published on May 2, 2013 • Last updated November 8, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Distracted Driving

One Mississippi, two Mississippi. One one thousand, two one thousand. In the time that it took you to read either of those common ways to measure two seconds you would have crashed your car. Experts at the University of Iowa claim that simple distractions that last for as short a time as two seconds can…

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4 Categories of Most Distracted Drivers

Published on April 5, 2013 • Last updated November 8, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Distracted Driving

To pigeonhole is “to assign to a definite place or to definite places in some orderly system.”  To pigeonhole something, you make a quick judgment about it so that you can categorize it as part of some larger whole, rather than another piece of information to keep track of.  Pigeonholing objects or ideas is an…

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5 Sounds Most Distracting to Drivers

Published on March 27, 2013 • Last updated November 18, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Drowsy Driving

Posing the question of what constitutes the most aggravating sound in the world would plausibly yield almost as many results as study subjects (although you might get a greater number of people advancing “Achy Breaky Heart” as the indisputable answer).  The human brain is not “one size fits all;” and different people will be annoyed…

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16 Contributions to Aggressive Driving Accidents

Published on March 12, 2013 • Last updated November 29, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Accidents, Distracted Driving

We’ve all been there:  the roads are congested as far as the eye can see, the tops of the cars in front of you are bubbling in the glaring sunlight, and the boorish monster in the car next to you is singing a Katy Perry song so off-key that the dog on the other side…

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