Distracted Driving

Wearable Technology Could Be the Future of Driving Safety

June 28th, 2019

Drowsy and distracted driving pose a serious safety risk to others on our roads. These can cause serious accidents and injuries. But, is there a way to prevent the two of the most common dangerous habits while driving? According to a recent article, BlyncSync, a startup company based out of Oklahoma City, hopes its wearable…

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John Gore Discusses Distracted Driving on Good Day NWA

May 2nd, 2019

Every day in the U.S., nine people die—and 100 more are injured—in crashes caused by distracted driving. The National Safety Council (NSC) has declared April Distracted Driving Awareness Month. To help highlight the danger, attorney John Gore of Caddell Reynolds recently visited Good Day NWA to share his insights—as well as tips for greater safety behind…

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Arkansas State Police Warn of Distracted Driving Risk

April 24th, 2019

As distracted driving remains a leading cause of motor vehicle accidents throughout the country, the Arkansas State Police urges motorists to put down their phones while driving. An article detailing their awareness and enforcement efforts is available here. The Highway Safety Office—a division of the Arkansas State Police—has joined forces with other law-enforcement agencies across…

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Arkansas State Senator Introduces Distracted Driving Bill

April 3rd, 2019

Senator Blake Johnson of Corning recently introduced a bill to help clarify laws against distracted driving in Arkansas. An article on this measure is available here. Senator Johnson indicates he has seen a marked increase in incidents of distracted driving in Arkansas. With this in mind, he examined how existing state laws align with definitions…

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Increasing Awareness of Distracted Driving

March 18th, 2019

Every day, vehicle collisions caused by distracted driving kill at least nine Americans—and injure 100 more. That is why the National Safety Council (NSC) has declared next month, April, as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Distracted Driving Awareness Month provides an opportunity for us to recognize the dangers of—and eliminate preventable deaths caused by—distracted driving and…

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