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Teen Car Crashes On The Rise: AAA Warns Of The 100 Deadliest Days For Teens

Car crashes involving teenage drivers tend to spike during the summer, resulting in more deaths than in any other periods of the year. The AAA conducted a study and warns of the 100 deadliest days for teenagers, so beware.

Life & Style June 3, 2016

Alarming AAA Statistics Explain Why So Many Americans Are Involved In Car Crashes

A study shows that about 87 percent of drivers engage in at least one risky behavior while driving. Risky behaviors include distracted driving, speeding, driving while feeling drowsy and red-light running.

Society February 27, 2016

Study: Voice-Activated Entertainment Systems Can Still Distract Drivers Long Enough To Crash

A new study reveals that it takes 27 seconds before a driver regains full alertness after using the vehicle’s voice-activated entertainment system. These include commanding the system to dial a number, changing music and sending SMS.

Society October 23, 2015

Hands-Free Phones And Infotainment Systems Still As Distracting As Texting While Driving: Study

Researchers warned that hands-free technologies and infotainment systems can put motorists and pedestrians at risks. A study reported up to 27 seconds of inattention after talking to your smartphone or to your car.

FUTURE TECH October 23, 2015

Distracted Driving Month: AAA Report Reveals Distracted Driving Leading Cause Of Traffic Accidents

Drugs and alcohol are no longer the top reasons for car crashes involving teen drivers. Distractions, such as talking with others, playing with digital devices, personal grooming and singing are primary actions leading to road accidents.

FUTURE TECH April 6, 2015

Blame Smartphones, Friends For Teen Driver Car Crashes: Study

A study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety revealed that distractions were the prevailing factor in almost six out of 10 moderate to severe crashes involving teen drivers. Some of these distractions include grooming, mobile phone use and talking with other passengers.

FUTURE TECH March 25, 2015

Senior Drivers Support Tougher License Renewal Rules to Keep Roads Safer

Senior citizens that are still driving believe that tougher laws should be implemented for fellow senior citizens that are still on the road. As it stands, only 33 states have additional requirements for license renewals of senior citizen drivers.

FUTURE TECH December 2, 2014

Using hands-free device in cars dangerously distracting to drivers: Study

A new study found that using hands-free devices for cars may be more distracting than making a phone call on a standard smartphone. The findings contradict popular belief among drivers.

FUTURE TECH October 8, 2014

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