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Tag Archive | "distracted driving"

Dashcam/Driver Video of Distractions and Teen Driver Crashes from AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety

VIDEO: Teens here are shown driving out of their lanes, but none of these ended up in serious personal injury accidents. No surprise here. But several media outlets are reporting that teens distracted by passengers and cellphone play a gar greater role in vehicle crashes than previously thought. The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety analyzed […]

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Wheeling Police SUV Strikes and Kills Fredi Morales on McHenry Rd: Was It High Speed Distracted Driving?

Inside all newer vehicles is a box the size of a deck of cards, known as an event data recorder or EDR. The EDR tracks seat belt use, speed, steering, braking and at least a dozen other bits of data. When the air bag deploys, the EDR’s memory is captured for 5 seconds before the […]

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Ask Paul B: Lose Music, Save A Kid — A Distracted Driving Tale

Dear Paul B, Recently, my fifteen year old, who has a learners permit, was backing out of a parking spot at a strip center. He is a bit cocky for a new driver, but I tell him to slow down always. As a family of six passed by (including four toddlers,) my son Brian backed […]

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NTSB Urges States to Ban Cell Phone Driving

Feds urge states to ban driver use of cell phones, electronic devices except in emergencies. Following today’s Board meeting on the 2010 multi-vehicle highway accident in Gray Summit, Missouri, the National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) called for the first-ever nationwide ban on driver use of personal electronic devices (PEDs) while operating a motor vehicle.

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Homecoming Time Brings Distracted Driving Course to Teens

Sheriff Dart partners with AT&T and AAA Chicago to raise awareness With homecoming arriving at area high schools, Cook County Sheriff Thomas J. Dart is conducting a series of interactive programs aimed at educating teens about the dangers of dangerous or distracted driving – whether involving alcohol or texting. Sheriff Dart’s DUI/Distracted Driving Prevention Unit […]

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Marcin Minpsuj Dies 1 Month After Buffalo Grove Woman Texts and Drives, and Crashes Into Him While He’s Changing Tire

Marcin Minpsuj, of Hawthorn Woods, who was hit by a car driven by a woman who distracted by a cell phone, died at Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital on Thursday afternoon, September 1, 2011, one month after he was injured. Marcin Minpsuj was changing a tire when he was pinned and possibly […]

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Phone Distracted Driving Charge: Kelly Luch, 23, Drives Into Man Changing Tire on Route 53

View Larger Map UPDATE SEP 02 2011 — Marcin Minpsuj, of Hawthorn Woods died at Level I Trauma Center Advocate Lutheran General Hospital on Thursday afternoon, September 1, 2011. Rolling Meadows firefighter/paramedics and Illinois State Police troopers responded about 7:35 p.m. Monday, August 1, 2011 to a two vehicle crash at northbound Route 53, just […]

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A Just Cause for Banning Tinted Windows in Vehicles, Or Maybe Not: Cincinnati Vibrator Woman

  Colondra Hamilton Elmwood Place (Ohio) police pulled over a vehicle for tinted windows Tuesday evening at 200 Township Avenue, Cincinatti, Ohio. Police approached the 2008 Pontiac and noticed driver Colondra Hamilton, 36, was sitting in the driver’s seat with her pants unbuttoned and a vibrator in her lap. After questioning, Colondra Hamilton admitted she […]

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