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    Cell Phones & Driving - A Dangerous Combination

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Wed, Apr 10, 2019

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    Tags: auto insurance, Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Distracted Driving, Distracted Driving Statistics, Phone Distraction, Buying Auto Insurance, Distraction, Worthit

    Top 10 U.S. cities for distracted driving

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Wed, Apr 3, 2019

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and insurance agencies nationwide are working to promote safe driving initiatives and put an end to preventable accidents. Looking at the numbers, distracted driving worsens depending on the time of day, week, year and location. Overall, data shows drivers are most distracted in the summertime, reaching a peak in July, and daily at 5:00 pm.

    New data from TrueMotion examines the geography of distracted driving statistics and identifies the most and least distracted cities in the country in 2018.

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    Tags: Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Distracted Driving, Distracted Driving Statistics, Phone Distraction, Top 10 U.S. cities, Distraction

    10 ways cellphones dangerously distract drivers

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Fri, Mar 8, 2019

    Despite public campaigns and advances in vehicle technology, distracted driving continues to plague roads and highways in the U.S.

    Preliminary numbers from the National Safety Council estimate that roughly 40,000 people lost their lives to car crashes in 2018. Distracted driving likely contributed to that figure.

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    Tags: Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Distracted Driving, Distracted Driving Statistics, Phone Distraction, Driving and Texting, Smartphone, Cellphones

    Are You Driving Under The Influence of Your Phone? 

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Tue, Mar 27, 2018

    While there are many distractions on the road today, your mobile phone is one of the worst offenders. Take this quiz to test your knowledge about distracted driving and your phone.

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    Tags: Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Distracted Driving, Distracted Driving Quiz, Driving Quiz, Phone Distraction, Travelers, Every Second Matters

    April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

    Posted by Soules Insurance on Wed, Apr 12, 2017

     

    According to the preliminary data from the National Safety Council, as many as 40,000 people died in motor vehicle accidents in 2016. Any moment your eyes are off the road or your hands are off the wheel, you put yourself in a dangerous driving situation. Even sending what you believe to be a quick text message takes your eyes off the road for an average of five seconds. This is similar to driving 100 yards — or the length of a football field — at 40 mph with your eyes closed, which is something you certainly would never want to chance. 

    April is nationally recognized as Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so now is a perfect time to share some tips to help you beat distracted driving from AARP Driver Safety. The four tips below are designed to help you minimize the distractions that can make driving more dangerous:

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    Tags: Distracted Driving Awareness Month, Distracted Driving