What is the Distracted Driving Hotline?

Posted April 19th, 2019 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

You’re keeping up with traffic, but you can’t figure out why the car in front of you is traveling so much slower than everyone else. Then, you notice the driver is looking down and suddenly swerves into the next lane. You decide your safest course of action is to pass the driver. As you pass […]

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The Consequences of Distracted Driving

Posted April 8th, 2019 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

In case you didn’t know, April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted driving entails any activity that diverts a driver’s attention away from the roads. This can include texting, talking on the phone, drinking or eating, talking with other passengers, or even trying to choose the perfect song to jam out too. The distraction that […]

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted April 4th, 2018 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

April is a month with many observances such as Sexual Assault Awareness Month or National Autism Awareness Month. A month-long observance you might not know much about is April being dubbed Distracted Driving Awareness Month by the National Safety Council. Distracted driving entails any activity that diverts the driver’s attention from keeping their eyes on […]

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Teen Drivers Are Easily Distracted

Posted January 22nd, 2018 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

You know your child is really growing up when they get behind the wheel of a car for the first time. And with technology advancing day-by-day, the cause for driving distractions increases as well. Whether it’s your mother sending you forty text messages asking where you are or your social media pictures garnishing hundreds of […]

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Have You Heard about the Distracted Driving Hotline?

Posted September 26th, 2017 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

You’re keeping up with traffic, but you can’t figure out why the car in front of you is traveling at a snail’s pace. Then, you notice the driver is looking down and suddenly swerves into the next lane. You decide your safest course of action is to zoom past. As you do so, you peek […]

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Why Do Fatal Car Accidents Continue to Rise?

Posted November 4th, 2016 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has recently released numbers on fatal auto accidents in the United States for the first half of 2016 and it doesn’t look good. What these numbers show are a disturbing trend — there was a 10.4 percent increase in 2016 over the number of fatalities during the same time […]

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Distracted Driving: Do You Really Need to Forgo that Coffee?

Posted August 9th, 2016 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

We often hear the term “distracted driving” applied to the use of handheld devices.  In fact, most recently we wrote an article about a new distraction to drivers.  But some old favorites are still out there distracting drivers.  There are those who consider their time behind the wheel as ideal for putting on makeup or reading […]

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Pokemon Go: A New Distraction for Drivers?

Posted July 27th, 2016 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

For years now, we’ve been warning New Jersey drivers on the dangers of distracted driving. According to recent research by the government website Distraction.gov, 3,179 people had died and 431,000 people were injured in auto accidents that involved a distracted driver in 2014. The percentage of drivers visibly either texting or using handheld devices increased […]

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The “Textalyzer”: What is It And is It Coming to New Jersey?

Posted April 18th, 2016 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

There’s a bill currently going through the New York Legislature that would allow the police to use a device that determines whether drivers have been using their phones at the scene of a car accident. According to the Washington Post, the “textalyzer” is a roadside device that can determine if you were using your phone […]

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Teen Drivers Need to Keep Their Eyes on the Road

Posted January 6th, 2016 by .

Categories: Auto Accidents.

With the world at our fingertips, it’s easy to get distracted from your daily routines. Especially behind the wheel of a car. The siren call of a beeping phone is sometimes too hard to ignore. Especially if you’re a teen driver. Motor vehicle crashes are the leading cause for teen deaths in the US. According […]

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