Category: Distracted Driving

Can Technology Allow For Safe Use Of Phones While Driving?

While several campaigns aim to stop texting while driving, here’s one that allows you to safely use your cell phone while driving. This campaign was created by an Israeli start-up called Project Ray. It introduced the RayGo, a device that lets you keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel, and … Continued

Category: Distracted Driving
Published: 05/11/15

Kentucky Again Participates In U Drive. U Text. U Pay.

Kentucky participated again in the second national texting enforcement crackdown – U Drive. U Text. U Pay. This is in conjunction with National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, which is observed every April. Kentucky Office of Highway Safety Executive Director Bill Bell said that their office is distributing federal overtime funds to select agencies throughout the … Continued

Category: Distracted Driving
Published: 04/15/15

Let’s Make A Move Against Texting And Driving

In a previous post, we talked about Kentucky police having a hard time spotting drivers that text and drive. It’s safe to assume by now that everyone knows texting and driving is not safe. However, many are still inclined to this behavior and a recent study tells us why. Related: Kentucky Texting And Driving Law … Continued

Category: Distracted Driving
Published: 03/27/15

Kentucky Texting And Driving Law Continue To Concern Police

I can’t emphasize enough how texting while driving is a dangerous mix. We shouldn’t have to be involved in an accident to realize this danger. However, people continue to text and use their cell phone while driving. Police cracking down on texting and driving In Kentucky, police officers are trying to put a stop to … Continued

Category: Distracted Driving
Published: 03/13/15

KSP To Target Distracted Drivers In Their Latest Campaign

Kentucky State Police move to weed out distracted drivers from roads to save lives. Tagged as Operation R.A.I.D (Remove Aggressive, Impaired and Distracted drivers from Kentucky roadways), this enforcement campaign was developed by KSP commanders to target driving behaviors that cause the most crashes in Kentucky. The campaign will run throughout 2015 and will be … Continued

Category: Distracted Driving
Published: 02/02/15

AT&T’s It Can Wait Campaign Discourages Texting and Driving

Everyone’s aware that texting while driving is dangerous. However, there is always an urge to check and respond when you receive a text message while you’re behind the wheel. Some couldn’t help but give in. Those few seconds you spend looking down at your phone and responding to a text is risking your life and … Continued

Category: Distracted Driving
Published: 01/23/15

Indiana Set to Ban Use of Cell Phones While Driving

The issue on distracted driving continues to grow. States have been trying to find ways to fight this national epidemic. If they don’t, more lives will be lost, and more drivers might think texting while driving is okay. Texting and driving will never be okay and records show us that. It’s just too dangerous. Indiana … Continued

Category: Distracted Driving
Published: 01/21/15

Stricter Texting Laws Go Into Effect in U.S. States

Statistics show that each day in the U.S. more than nine people are killed and more than 1,153 people are injured in distracted driving-related crashes. In a poll released in June 2014 by the National Safety Council, it found that 73% of respondents wanted stricter enforcement of texting and driving laws. No wonder stricter texting … Continued

Category: Distracted Driving
Published: 12/15/14

Hands-Free Devices May Not Be As Safe As We Thought

Many people believe that using hands-free devices while driving is safer. This is not necessarily true. In a public opinion poll conducted by the National Safety Council (NSC), it was revealed that eight in ten drivers mistakenly believe hands-free cell phones are safer than using a handheld phone. About 70% of participates admitted to using … Continued

Category: Distracted Driving
Published: 11/12/14