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Study: Drivers experienced with vehicle technology likely to get distracted

Drivers with experience using modern on-board technology such as adaptive cruise control and lane-keeping assist are nearly twice as likely to engage in distracted driving activities, according to a recent study. According to the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, drivers were less distracted before they got accustomed to using advanced driver assistance technologies. The study...

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New research: Lane-centering tech may not be as safe as you think

Car makers, safety advocates, lawmakers, and technology professionals have all been working together. Their goal: to prevent the high number of deaths that occur on U.S. roads each year. According to the Insurance Information Institute, approximately 36,560 people were killed in crashes across the United States in 2018 — down only slightly from 2017 (37,473 deaths). Vehicle...

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Distracted driving goes beyond simply cellphone use

Distracted driving is everywhere on Arkansas roads, and sadly, it's becoming the new norm. Today, more drivers are immersing themselves in the use of technology — many of whom are completely unaware of the dangers they pose to others. More than 3,100 people died across the United States in 2017 due to crashes caused by distracted...

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Preventing Teen Driver Crashes in Arkansas During the 100 Deadliest Days

Until the school year in Arkansas starts up, we're still in the “100 Deadliest Days” for teen drivers. This dangerous period for teen drivers starts on Memorial Day weekend and runs until Labor Day weekend. The American Automobile Association (AAA) discusses why this period is so risky for teen drivers by identifying three key factors –...

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Distracted Driving: An Epidemic on Our Roadways

We have more distractions than ever before in our daily lives. The pervasive spread of technology in the form of smartphones has contributed to most of our distractions, but many of the cars we drive today also have numerous features that have ways of distracting us while driving. A recent article in Psychology Today puts...

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The best ideas to avoid accidents caused by defective brakes

You change your vehicle’s oil diligently. You make sure your tires are inflated properly and your wheels are aligned. You had that squeak checked with your trusted mechanic. Arkansas drivers should routinely check their vehicles for these kinds of concerns and stay on top of vehicle recalls. These practices can help drivers avoid preventable accidents....

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