Tag: distracted driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month: Are you watching the road?

It’s a scary statistic—eight out of 10 traffic crashes and 65 percent of near-crashes in Virginia are related to a distracted driving incident.

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Angela Beagle to speak on distracted driving at Bridgewater College

Angela Beagle, the mother of a child killed as a result of a car accident, will speak on distracted driving at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Sept. 29, in Cole Hall at Bridgewater College.


Not driving while distracted can help pick up a scholarship

Eight out of 10 traffic crashes in Virginia are caused by distracted driving. Some local organizations want to see that number reduced.

Central Shenandoah EMS Council doing its part to stop distracted driving

The Central Shenandoah EMS Council Inc. announced its commitment to the safety of its employees and the local community by highlighting its policy on cell phone usage in company owned vehicles to help fight the epidemic of distracted driving.


SCC reminds Virginians of insurance implications of distracted driving

Taking your eyes off the road when driving, even for a moment, can result in injury, property damage, and even death. It can also put a dent in your auto insurance if you get a ticket or cause an accident.


Distraction and teen driving: It’s worse than we thought

The most comprehensive research ever conducted into crash videos of teen drivers has found significant evidence that distracted driving is likely much more serious a problem than previously known, according to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.