Drivers are aware of distracted driving and do it anyway

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Motorists are choosing to continue with these behaviors while fully conscious of the danger. Distracted driving is a top cause of traffic fatalities in the United States and while its nearly always avoidable, it is only getting worse. Moreover, drivers know they’re driving dangerously with these distractions and do it anyway. State Farm recently released the results of a new road safety survey which revealed some troubling trends. The distracted driving rates are getting higher throughout the country, but what is disturbing is that motorists are well aware of the…

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The best tire gauge is one of the top lines of defense against El Niño effect on driving

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Recent research has found that driving conditions and behaviors change with El Niño. It’s no secret that changing weather patterns can make road conditions easier or harder to contend with but it was recently revealed in a Gauge Index survey by Hankook Tire America Corp. that people with the best tire gauge and who used it were among those best ready to contend with what El Niño would throw at them. The report looked into the various different types of American driving behaviors and the way the weather changed them.…

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New study shows New Year’s Eve is worst holiday for teen drinking and driving

A new study performed by Liberty Mutual Insurance and SADD (Students Against Destructive Decisions) has shown that New Year’s Eve is the holiday on which teens are most likely to drive while under the influence of alcohol or drugs, despite the fact that they believe that it is the most dangerous driving night of the year. The survey included the participation of almost 2,300 students in the eleventh and twelfth grades. When those who were drivers were asked about the degree of danger they believe is associated with certain events…

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