The question of what is distracted driving is easily answered. Yet, the problems associated with distracted driving have become so entrenched in society that the question demands to be asked repeatedly. On a basic level, distracted driving means driving while not paying full attention to the road. Straightforward, right? Then why is it so hard […]
Distracted driving is the No. 1 cause of workplace deaths in the U.S., accounting for over 40,000 deaths in 2016, which is a 14% increase from 2014 the largest increase in more than 50 years. Driver distraction is a significant contributor to truck crashes, and cellphone use (calling, texting, web searching) has played an […]
Over the past few years, technology has completely changed the way that people lead their lives. Mobile devices and the internet has made the business world more connected than ever; however, this does not come without its risks. Distracted driving has occupied the media spotlight on an almost daily basis. Some of the statistics on distracted […]
Fleet Managers know better than most how difficult it is to attempt to modify driver behavior and driving habits to improve driver safety. Teaching old dogs new tricks has always been challenging and the dog never had a smartphone whilst behind the wheel of a motor vehicle. They also lack thumbs. You have choices to […]
Distracted driving statistics are startling and technology seems to hold a solution. Distracted driving has been reported to cause 40% of commercial crashes. Seems every time you check out the daily news there is another tragic story about a crash caused by distracted driving.