Top 10 Ways to Break Your Texting While Driving Habit

Distracted driving is 100% preventable. At the core of the issue is texting while driving. Distracted driving killed 3,092 people nationwide and injured approximately 416,000 in 2010. America is addicted to texting while driving. To stop texting and driving is proving to be a hard habit to break. But, there are ways that you can work to break your texting while driving habit. As you drive, consider when you become bored behind the wheel and inattentive. Try to take notice when you pick up the phone to start texting, surfing the web, or updating your Facebook status. You may not even realize that you are doing it because it has become second nature. Once you realize that you are engaging … Read more

Do We Really Care About Texting While Driving? How To Implement Real Social Change!

Dangers of Texting While Driving - Do We Really Care?

Do we really care about the dangers of texting while driving? Drivers and the insurance industry have to take a hard stance on texting while driving. Do we as a society really care about texting while driving? Or, do we simply pay lip service to the dangers? I am of the belief that Americans look the other way and really do not care about people who are texting while driving. Despite it being illegal in 38 states across America, we have done little to nothing to stop the rising trend. A survey released by State Farm in November 2012 found that 68% of drivers ages 18 to 29 text while driving, up from 64% last year, and 48% of them … Read more