Hands-Free Calling – Is It Safer?

Distracted Driving

A public opinion poll released in 2014 by the National Safety Council showed that 80 percent of drivers think that hands-free devices are actually safer to use than handheld devices. This assumption, however, is incorrect. Of those that participated in the poll, 70 percent said that they use hands-free devices for safety reasons – even…

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted Driving

Put down that cell phone, because April is Distracted Driving Awareness month. At this very moment, an estimated 660,000 drivers are using electronic devices, including cell phones, while they are driving. If that isn’t scary enough for you, how about this: the Virginia Tech Transportation Institute estimates that the average amount of time one of…

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Cellphone Use Causes Many Pennsylvania Car Accidents

Distracted Driving

Cell phones now function as small computers that people carry with them everywhere they go. They complete more tasks than ever through apps and built-in cameras. Almost everyone has upgraded to a smartphone that provides instant notifications of emails and Facebook activity along with the standard texts and calls. Part of this is because smartphone…

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