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Please don't drive distractedPlease don't drive distracted

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Arc Flash and Seat Belts
An interesting comparison of now and then with regard to arc flash protection and seat belt usage.

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Winter Driving: Anti-Lock Braking Systems
ABS is a fantastic aid to driver safety, but only if you know what it does and how to use it in emergencies – which many people don’t.

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Australia Day Shocker
Now here's something you don't see everyday.  A motorcycle rider was on his way to an Australia Day BBQ.  Can you guess what he was asked to bring to the BBQ?

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OptAlert Overview
Optalert is an entirely new device that measures the alertness/drowsiness of drivers continuously while they drive.

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OptAlert Research
Drowsiness is the intermediate state between alert wakefulness and sleep that usually lasts only a few minutes when we are falling asleep intentionally, but which can last much longer when we are struggling to stay awake, as for example when driving.

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Safety Topic: Winter Driving
The leading cause of death during winter storms is transportation accidents.

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History of Seat Belts and Passenger Restraint
Swedish inventor, Nils Bohlin invented the three-point seat belt - not the first but the modern seat belt - now a standard safety device in most cars.  Nils Bohlin's lap-and-shoulder belt was introduced by Volvo in 1959.

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Seat Belt Fatals Since 2005
Includes 20 Metal and Nonmetal Fatalities that occurred between 2005-2016 that also produced a citation for no seat belt being worn.

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Cell Phones, Driving and the Law
Cell phone use while driving is against Wisconsin law for any driver with a probationary license or instruction permit, except to report an emergency.

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Distracted Driving
Distracted Driving is driving while engaged in any activity that could divert a person's attention away from the primary task of driving.

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National Survey on Distracted Driving Attitudes and Behaviors
The 2012 National Survey on Distracted Driving Attitudes and Behaviors (NSDDAB) is the second in a series of surveys on distracted driving that have provided data to help further the understanding of driving behavior and to contribute to the development of countermeasures and interventions to reduce distracted driving on the Nation’s roadways.

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Mobile Phone Use: a growing problem of driver distraction
Distracted driving is a serious and growing threat to road safety. With more and more people owning mobile phones, and the rapid introduction of new “invehicle” communication systems, this problem is likely to escalate globally in the coming years.

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Distracted Driving
In July 2015, the State Farm Mutual Automobile Insurance Company (State Farm®) Strategic Resources Department conducted an online survey with adults 18 or older to examine drivers’ attitudes and behaviors related to distracted driving. This report highlights results from this research.

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Distracted Driving and Driver, Roadway, and Environmental Factors
Drivers often perform non-driving activities that divert their attention from the primary task of driving. This may be due to conversing with a passenger, dialing or hanging up a cell phone, having a phone conversation, or adjusting the radio or other vehicle controls.

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Teen Driving Tipsheet
National Safety Council tipsheet concerning teenage drivers.
Pennsylvania Drivers' Manual Online Tests Find additional state driver's manuals in PDF format with this Google search link External Link.

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Most Dangerous Highway in the World
The Stremnaya Road in Bolivia, South America is nicknamed “the road of death” and you will take no convincing as to how appropriate that is!

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Guide to Pedestrian Safety in Quarries and Surface Mining
A site where vehicles are well maintained, have good visibility, trained and competent operators, well designed roadways, and minimised reversing manoeuvres will automatically put pedestrians at less risk of an accident than sites where this is not the case.

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Dodge Drinker
The driver hit the left turn light at 48th Ave. and 27th St. and sheared off the light post at the base, and then kept driving on about 2 miles to Squires Four Pub, where he stopped for more beer!!  These photos may amaze you.

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Tips of Distracted Driving
Some distractions, no matter how seemingly minor, may impair the critical skills essential for safe driving. Such distractions can result in traffic accidents with injuries or fatalities. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, 25% of all crashes involve some form of driver distraction.

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Understanding the Distracted Brain
Motor vehicle crashes are among the top two causes of injury death throughout a person's lifetime.

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Tennessee Distracted Driver Traffic Crashes
Provides a breakdown of total distracted driving accidents in Tennessee by County from 2006-2016.

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Distracted Driving Flyer
It is well recognized that texting while driving dramatically increases the risk of a motor vehicle injury or fatality.

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Distracted Driving 2013
Driver distraction is a specific type of driver inattention. Distraction occurs when drivers divert their attention from the driving task to focus on some other activity.

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Text Messaging and Cell Phone Use While Driving
A study using in-vehicle data collection equipment to monitor a sample drivers over an extended period estimated that dialing a cell phone nearly tripled the risk of being involved in a crash or near-crash, talking on a cell phone increased risk by about 30%, and each contributed to about 3.6% of crashes and near-crashes overall.

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Seatbelts in Recent Coal Mine Accidents
Two mine accidents involving the use and non-use of seatbelts are highlighted.

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Seat Belt Talking Points
Contains facts and figures about seatbelts that can be applied in other programs.

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Checklist and Tips for Safe Winter Driving
No one wants to break down in any season, but especially not in cold or snowy winter weather.  Start the season off right by ensuring your vehicle is in optimal condition.
Driving Safety and Cell Phone Collections
Driving Safety and Cell Phone CollectionsBrowse these other driving safety and cell phone category pages for much more on these important topics.

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