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Distracted Driving Statistics Over the Years: What Are the Numbers Telling Us?

We are currently driving more miles than ever before - each day, most Americans get behind the wheel of their vehicle, carpool, or use public transport to get to their destinations. While these technologies and options have made traveling faster and easier than ever, they also bring unique dangers.

How to Teach Your Kids the Importance of Not Driving Distracted

Teaching your kids the importance of not driving distracted is key to ensuring their lifelong safety behind the wheel. Parents and guardians need to emphasize safe driving habits and model them as well.

What Is Defensive Driving?

There are approximately 6 million car accidents in the United States each year. While some people walk away without injuries, that's not always the case. About three million people are injured in accidents each year, and in many cases, the accidents and injuries are due to impaired or distracted driving. Defensive driving is a technique that reduces the likelihood of getting in a traffic accident. There are many different ways to engage in defensive driving. You need to use all the techniques so you will stay safe on the road.

Teens in the Drivers Seat - Putting an End to Distracted Driving

Friedman Law Offices is excited to announce our new partnership with the Nebraska Department of Health and Human Services and their Teens in the Driver Seat program. Putting an end to distracted driving is something that we're quite passionate about, and we are beyond honored to have the opportunity to provide support to innovative programs such as this.

Is Hands-Free Cell Phone Use Safer?

Depositphotos_165988458_xl-2015.jpgWe've all read the studies and heard the public service announcements declaring that driving while talking on a cell phone is dangerous. But what about hands-free cell phone use, using an earpiece, speakerphone, or dashboard system? Driving with both hands on the steering wheel is safer than driving with one hand while the other holds a cell phone, right? Well, not entirely. Contrary to the belief of many drivers across the country that hands-free devices are safer to use while driving than handheld devices, the National Safety Council (NSC) disagrees.

What caused driver to collide with garbage truck?

A recent accident in Nebraska claimed the life of a 46-year-old man. The accident happened around 10 a.m. Authorities say that the 46-year-old man was driving a minivan and that he hit the back of a garbage truck. Prior to hitting the garbage truck he reportedly crossed over the center line and hit a semitrailer.

Officials turn to automakers to prevent distracted driving

Earlier this month, we discussed the dangers of distracted driving. As readers may recall, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that nine people die on a daily basis as a result of distracted driving.

People continue to text and drive despite bans in 39 states

Thirty-nine states, including Nebraska, have passed legislation banning people from text messaging while driving. Despite potential criminal penalties, many people continue to text and drive.

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