Top 10 Driving Distractions

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The dangers of distracted driving are very real. Each year, thousands of people are killed due to a driver who does not have their full attention on the road ahead. A report from Erie Insurance lists the 10 most dangerous distractions and how you can avoid them. Generally Distracted When people consider what distracts drivers from the road, they rarely think of daydreaming. Being “in a fog” is the number one distraction among drivers, especially those who commute long distances. Cell Phones No matter what you are doing on your cell phone when you drive, it is a… Read More

TxDOT Reveals “Talk, Text, Crash” in Austin

Drive through downtown Austin and you will notice that the Texas Department of Transportation has ramped up its campaign against texting and driving. According to the department, the campaign is an attempt to prevent crashes on Austin’s roadways and those throughout the state. Officials from the department say that close to 500 people were killed in Texas last year due to distracted-driving crashes. More than 3,000 more people were injured. In the city of Austin alone, there were thousands of collisions that were ultimately attributed to distracted driving. Very near the Paramount Theater on Congress Avenue, you will notice the… Read More