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Texting & Driving

The Bad Cell Phone Habits that Could Cost You

Published on July 22, 2015 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Safety, Texting & Driving

Man texting while driving.

A text sent at the dinner table to answer a coworker’s question. Arguing with someone over the phone in a crowded room. Though we often do not mean to bother those around us with our cell phone usage, the truth is that we all have bad habits we may not even recognize. These habits not…

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Do You Drive Distracted?

Published on April 10, 2015 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Russ Hymas
Topics: Current Events, Distracted Driving, Texting & Driving

Driving has become so routine in our lives that sometimes we think it is harmless to multitask while we commute to work or run errands. It may be as simple as changing the radio station, finishing your lunch, or sending a text message, but any distraction is dangerous. Doing anything that pulls your focus off…

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Texting and Driving: Why Not? Research Explains

Published on June 11, 2014 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Texting & Driving

We know we shouldn’t drive distracted. More specifically, we know we shouldn’t text and drive. We’ve known it as long as we’ve owned cell phones, but many of us still text and drive. At one point or another, everyone has been guilty of texting or otherwise being distracted while driving.  Even after the latest Distracted Driver…

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Cellphone Drivers: Rich in Distraction

Published on September 12, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 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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How Would You Like to be Guilty of Vehicular Homicide?

Published on July 22, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Texting & Driving

The picture to the right is a real photo of an accident that happened as a result of texting and driving. A man, who had probably successfully texted while driving several times, failed this time, and it cost him his life. While looking at his phone, this man swerved into the wrong lane, right into…

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Safety Issues Behind Hands-Free Texting Devices

Published on June 24, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 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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5 Surprising Facts about Texters at the Wheel

Published on February 19, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Accidents, Distracted Driving, Teen Driving, Texting & Driving

Everyone has their flaws and foibles:  Some people detonate windows with their piercing laughter; others seem to trail dirty laundry everywhere they go; still more responsive to any sort of criticism with, “I know you are, but what am I?”  However, no one has a monopoly on annoying habits.  It isn’t possible for a single…

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5 Processes Hindered by Distracted Driving

Published on February 18, 2013 • Last updated December 6, 2021 by Ken Christensen
Topics: Car Accidents, Car Safety, Distracted Driving, Drowsy Driving, Teen Driving, Texting & Driving

He ain’t got no distractions Can’t hear those buzzers and bells Don’t see lights a-flashin’ Plays by sense of smell Always has a replay ’N’ never tilts at all That deaf, dumb, and blind kid Sure plays a mean pinball In the 1969 rock opera, Tommy, a blind, deaf, and mute boy attains fame and…

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