Contrary to previous research, a new study says California’s ban on using hand-held cell phones while driving has reduced the number of related traffic fatalities and injuries.
A study by the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI) shows bans on texting while driving may not be having the desired effect. In fact, crash rates may actually be increasing in some states that have enacted them.
The National Safety Council (NSC) recently released a survey that revealed that, despite the known risks, many U.S. drivers are still very much distracted on the road.
You’re driving, and your attention is drawn away for two seconds to your navigation screen or cell phone. After those two seconds you’re focused on the road again – or are you?
A video that shows how safety gear saved a worker’s life. A regulatory break from OSHA. The top causes of accidental death. And the “hash brown defense.” These are the stories that top Safety News Alert’s Year in Safety 2019.
As part of National Safety Month, the National Safety Council has announced its annual list of states with the lowest and highest rates of unintentional injury deaths.
More than half of states didn’t get a passing grade for safety in the National Safety Council’s (NSC) latest ratings. Is your state one of the best, or one of the worst?
An Uber driver is suing Snapchat, claiming the app company is at least partially responsible for a crash that left him with a severe traumatic brain injury. The driver claims the operator of the car that hit him was using Snapchat’s speed filter at the time of the crash.
Due to the multiple cameras on this mass transit bus, we can see exactly what happens when drivers take their eyes off the road, even for a few seconds.
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