As we come into the summer months, AAA offers a sobering warning: Memorial Day kicks off the 100 deadliest days of the year for teen drivers, as CNN reports. Over the past several years, the number of vehicle crashes involving teens ages 16-19 has spiked 16 percent per day during the 100-day period following Memorial Day. Perhaps surprisingly for some, the biggest contributing factor in these crashes isn’t drinking or drugs (although these issues remain a consistent threat). Rather, it’s distracted driving, which contributes to about 60 percent of teen crashes during this season, according to the CNN report. Why…
We have discussed drowsy driving here several times before now, but a recent report sheds light on how widespread this problem has become. As USA Today reports, a recent study by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety reveals that drowsy driving may play a role in at least 9.5 percent of all vehicle crashes. For more severe crashes, that number rises to 10.8 percent. These findings suggest a trend that is up to eight times worse than what federal agencies have previously predicted. (Federal estimates consistently blame drowsy driving on only 1-2 percent of accidents.) Since alcohol plays a role…
Distracted driving, especially among teens, has increased dramatically.
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