Electronic distractions increase auto-pedestrian accident risk

The number of distracted pedestrians killed in car accidents has increased four-fold over the past seven years, and evidence suggests many of these deaths were avoidable. Dallas residents already know that texting and driving increases the risk of an auto accident, and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data show that texting and walking is a…

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Hands-free devices may increase car crash risk

A study performed by AAA may help explain the line of “looked but did not see” that often appears in Missouri accident reports. The study found that the growing number of hands-free infotainment systems included in vehicles pose a significant danger in the form of distracted driving. The official recommendation, which was delivered by AAA…

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