DISTRACTED DRIVING RESEARCH

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After law, distracted driving is down in Oregon

Oregon, like every state, has a distracted driving problem. Every 2.5 hours, a distracted driver causes a crash – almost…

May 9, 2018

The United States of Distraction

Distracted driving is a nationwide epidemic. 169 million US drivers, or 76%, spend at least 5% of their driving time…

May 1, 2018

Travelers and TrueMotion team up to reveal distracted driving perception vs. reality

We recently partnered with Travelers to understand the driver distraction gap. The gap is the idea that we perceive to…

April 3, 2018

Travel habits can predict driving and distraction behaviors

A recent study found that young men are more prone to distracted driving than other groups. People who characterized themselves…

March 15, 2018

Americans drive 3.3 miles distracted every day

Millions of people hit the road every day, but what does daily driving behavior look like for the average American?…

February 21, 2018

Texting during holiday driving: It’s worse than you thought

If you’re like roughly one third of Americans, you traveled somewhere by car this holiday season to spend time with…

January 9, 2018

Let’s remove distractions from the car, not add to them

You can now order a coffee from your car’s touchscreen – while you’re driving. GM has rolled out its new…

December 20, 2017

We need real numbers for distracted driving

On the surface, it sounds like great news. Fatalities due to distracted driving are down, according to the National Highway Traffic…

December 7, 2017

Is there hope for DUI-E?

So, this is embarrassing. New Jersey is spending $1.2 million to crack down on distracted driving with a program they’re…

November 14, 2017

The Gut-Wrenching Truth about Distracted Driving

Would you let a friend get behind the wheel after they’ve had four beers? Hopefully not. But if they’re using…

November 7, 2017

Do Drivers Still Need to Pay Attention?

The advent of safety features as standard in new vehicles isn’t a new idea.  In fact, we’ve come a long…

July 20, 2017

Apple’s iOS 11 Explained: Do Not Disturb While Driving

With its upcoming iOS 11 release, Apple announced the inclusion of a new feature called “Do Not Disturb While Driving,”…

June 28, 2017

Announcing Mojo – The App that Rewards Safe Driving

Today we announced the launch of our latest driving safety app, Mojo – an app that rewards distraction-free driving. The iOS app is…

April 4, 2017

Wall Street Journal Addresses Distracted Driving

Distracted by their smartphones, America’s drivers are becoming more dangerous by the day. That is pushing auto-insurance rates higher as…

March 8, 2017

The Anatomy of Distracted Driving

A key indicator of risk is a driver’s distraction habits is how much and in what ways the driver chooses to use…

March 1, 2017

Traffic Fatalities Continue to Rise says the NSC

Earlier this week, the National Safety Council released its traffic fatality estimates for 2016. The numbers are staggering: over 40,000…

February 17, 2017

Recognizing Brands for Positive Messaging Around Distracted Free Driving

This month we are recognizing Phone Free February. As part that we are highlighting brands that have encouraged their customers to…

February 7, 2017

The Road to Zero Coalition

Road to Zero is an initiative launched earlier this year by the National Safety Council, the National Highway Traffic Safety…

December 15, 2016

Road to Zero: Why Self-Driving Cars Won’t Save Us

The National Safety Council (NSC) has launched a new initiative that takes aim at the rising trend of auto fatalities….

December 13, 2016

Year-End Update: The Current State of Distraction [INFOGRAPHIC]

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December 13, 2016

Car Insurance for Teen Drivers

Your teen’s first time behind the wheel can be stressful for a number of reasons: it’s a sign they’re growing…

November 7, 2016