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Digital signage is a distracted driving hazard

Digital signage is a distracted driving hazard

| January 7, 2016

Even without smartphones, screaming kids, backseat drivers and in-vehicle displays, driving can be dangerous. The open road may pose one of the biggest — and, incidentally, legal — distractions of all. LED billboards, as a recent study, “A field study on the effects of digital billboards on glance behavior during highway driving,” suggests, may pose […]

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Despite awareness of risks, 91% of teens text while driving

Despite awareness of risks, 91% of teens text while driving

| September 17, 2015 | 0 Comments

Three of young drivers’ riskiest driving behaviors have come under scrutiny in two recent studies, chronicled in “Prevalence of texting while driving and other risky driving behaviors among young people in Ontario, Canada,” by researchers Sean Tucker, Simon Pek, Jayne Morrish and Megan Ruf. The two studies reported on how prevalent texting while driving is — […]

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GHSA Study Findings on Distracted Driving

GHSA Study Findings on Distracted Driving

| September 14, 2011 | 0 Comments

Negligence on the road is not only taking your hands off the steering wheel but also being unaware or careless about potentially harmful outcomes. GHSA defines Distracted Driving as any non driving activity a person engages in which distracts the person from the primary focus of driving and increases the risk of crash. Distracted driving […]

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