Tag: distracted

Maryland – 2BK0536

Event: Distracted State/Province: Maryland Country: United States Event Date/Time: June 14, 2018 13:00:00 pm Location: 39.32140021675041, -77.85093776213341 Vehicle Make/Model: Chevrolet /Silverado 1500 LT / 2014 Event Description: Swerving in his lane because he was using one hand to hold his cellphone to his head. Driver Description: White male 30s or 40s Original Report

Nova Scotia – CZY634

Event: Distracted State/Province: Nova Scotia Country: Canada Event Date/Time: June 06, 2018 00:00:00 am Location: 44.770284, -63.607034 Vehicle Make/Model: Ford/F150 Event Description: Driver was texting and drove into on coming traffic head on toward my car. I had to squeeze off on to shoulder of road Driver Description: Middle aged Caucasian (5o±) with goatee. Original…

West Virginia – 029189

Event: Distracted Country: United States Event Date/Time: March 15, 2018 23:18:00 pm Location: 39.29025245260278, -77.8387748120117 Vehicle Make/Model: Ford/Escape Event Description: This fucking dipshit was on his phone and ran me off the road. I can’t make out the plate location. Driver Description: Younger white male. Original Report

West Virginia – 6SS198

Event: Distracted State/Province: West Virginia Country: United States Event Date/Time: February 21, 2018 16:19:00 pm Location: 39.17210233771954, -77.97161920997314 Vehicle Make/Model: Chevrolet/Traverse LTZ / 2011 Event Description: Couldn’t maintain speed or stay in lane. Then after passing them they picked up much speed and tailgated me. Driver Description: Didn’t see. Original Report

California – 7GJA803

Event: Distracted Vehicle Make/Model: Not moving and pulled over at a wrong spot which blocked other drivers./Toyota Camry Event Description: I was on the way home, this driver went all over the lanes and went in front of me to make a left turn. The light turned green and the driver hold me up for…

Illinois – R532061

Texting, Distracted, Tailgating, Aggressive Vehicle Make/Model: WHITE volkswagen/ Event Description: 12/6/17 @ 5:52 PM Driving down peterson towards pulaski and this woman is tailgating me, she was probably 1 inch away from hitting me so I hit thegas to avoid a collision and I honked. She kept driving close still. So at the corner of…

Distractology: The Science of Distracted Driving

Jo Caynon wanderer.com Last week, a traveling road safety awareness initiative called “Distractology” was at Old Rochester Regional Hight School. Run by Arbella Insurance Foundation, the interactive driving simulation allows student drivers to have a firsthand look at the true dangers of driving distracted. “We run Distractology all across Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, and New…

Caught red-handed risking death: Distracted drivers cause havoc on WA roads

Josh Zimmerman perthnow.com.au MORE than just a danger to life and limb, distracted drivers are likely proving disastrous for family budgets across the country. With smartphones now ubiquitous, almost as common is the sight of their owners scrolling through Facebook feeds or replying to text messages behind the wheel. Inattentive driving resulted in 26 fatalities…

New distracted driving law in effect Sunday

Alex Paul democratherald.com If your right hand feels like it’s attached to your cellphone, Sunday is going to be an extremely difficult day for you. That’s when Oregon’s new distracted driving law goes into effect. The law will make it illegal to hold phones or other electronic devices while driving. That means no texting and…