40 Blog Posts From the DISTRACTED DRIVING Tag


Technology is the Answer to Stop Distracted Driving

Technology is the Answer to Stop Distracted Driving

Distracted driving kills thousands of people each year. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), 2015 fatalities attributable to distracted driving increased on a percentage basis faster than those caused by drunk driving, speeding, or failing to wear seat belts. Yet, texting and driving is far from unusual.  A staggering 49 percent of […]

Aftermath of the first Driverless Car Pedestrian Tragedy

Aftermath of the first Driverless Car Pedestrian Tragedy

A week ago, an Uber car in autonomous mode with a safety driver behind the wheel hit and killed a woman who was jaywalking with her bike across an eight lane street in Tempe, Arizona. According to the Tempe police chief, 49-year-old Elaine Herzberg stepped out in front of the car from a center median […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for March 23, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for March 23, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –OOIDA and NMA file suit against PA Turnpike— –NMA urges NHTSA to refuse speed trap funding— –MI Court Case could change local speed limits— –Wyoming reform CAF – –First pedestrian killed by AV in Tempe, AZ— Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News […]

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for March 9, 2018

NMA Driving News Weekly Roundup for March 9, 2018

In this week’s Driving News Roundup: –Miami no longer issues RLC tickets— –Providence, RI traffic court in chaos due to Speed Cam Tickets— –DE Bill would lower BAC limit to .05— –Texting ban while driving bill dead in Florida– Click on the color headline to read the full story. NMA Driving News Story of the […]

Yielding to Pedestrians/Yielding to Cars

Yielding to Pedestrians/Yielding to Cars

Being a safe and responsible driver requires a combination of knowledge, skill, attitude and caring about the safety of others on the road. As a motorist, you are probably also, at one time or another, a pedestrian. The National Motorists Association believes that there should be one set of “rules of the road” for all users so […]