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FHP: Texting and Driving Distracted at 89 MPH Before Crash

A driver involved in a fatal collision that killed a St. Petersburg woman was allegedly sending text messages and driving nearly 90 miles per hour in the seconds leading up to the crash. Earlier this month, the Leon County Sheriff’s Deputies arrested Ashli Harvey, 27, of Tallahassee on charges of vehicular homicide and possession of [...]

May 14th, 2015|Car Accident, Distracted Driving|Comments Off on FHP: Texting and Driving Distracted at 89 MPH Before Crash

Distractions Cause More Teen Crashes Than Previously Reported

Cell phones and friends: Those are the most likely distractions for teen drivers, and new research shows the problem is much worse than anyone knew. Researchers at the University of Iowa studied about 1,700 videos of teen car crashes and found that distractions were contributing factors in 58 percent of the wrecks, according to a [...]

April 2nd, 2015|Car Accident, Distracted Driving|Comments Off on Distractions Cause More Teen Crashes Than Previously Reported