Insurance Institute for Highway Safety

February 2021 Safety Coach: Don’t Chase Safety, Choose Safety

Safety CoachSpeed Toward Solutions During the pandemic, traffic volume has decreased on roads across the U.S., but traffic fatalities have increased at a disproportionate rate. In part, this can be traced to speeding, distracted driving and even not wearing a seat belt – all reckless driving behaviors. Too many drivers see open roads and think …

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September 2019 Newsletter: Going Back to Safety School

Attitude vs. Behavior Kids are back in school. That means more foot traffic in school zones, more bicyclists on neighborhood streets and more congestion around buses as they stop and start along routes, both in the early-morning and late-afternoon hours. That means it is also a good time to review risks associated with distracted driving. …

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Awkward or Genius? An Attempt to Thwart Driver Distraction

Today’s distracted driver might not look that much different than yesterday’s. The types of distraction are what continue to increase. Yesterday, it was simply calls and texts. Today, more and more drivers are using in-vehicle technologies to call, text, stay connected to social media, make dinner reservations and order take out. A new study released …

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