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Was a NJ Transit Bus Driver Caught Texting and Driving on Duty?

Driving responsibly is the duty of every licensed driver on the road, but it’s especially important for professional and commercial drivers. That’s because these drivers are not only tasked with their own safety but the safety of the people they are transporting. So, if a bus driver is caught texting and driving, it can be a tremendous public safety issue….
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Does A New Study Prove Infotainment Systems Can Cause Distracted Driving?

Last week, we discussed how smart cars could prevent distracted driving. Now we want to discuss a distracted driving danger that most drivers don’t even think about—their car’s infotainment center. How are infotainment systems causing distracted driving? A researcher from the University of Utah has spent four years trying to figure that out. Why Do Car Infotainment Systems Cause Distracted…
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What If Your Car Could Tell When You Are Driving Distracted?

We often forget that distracted driving is not exclusive to people using their cell phones. Doing your makeup, changing a radio station, or even just talking to someone can distract you from the road. This makes distracted driving a constant and immediate problem that some think only the autonomous car can solve. However, new innovations could bring a solution to…
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What Is the Price of Distracted Driving?

In the early morning of November 21, 2016, a recent graduate of Fairleigh Dickinson University’s International Relations Graduate School was struck by a 2004 Subaru Outback as she attempted to cross River Road.  The driver of the Outback stayed on the scene until help arrived, at which time the victim was transported to the hospital where she received emergency surgery,…
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