Category Archives: Distracted Driving

2022 Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Distracted Driving continues to be a preventable, risky behavior that Virginians must avoid. A great time to remind drivers of these dangers is during April, which is Distracted Driving Awareness Month in Virginia and nationally. Virginia DMV encourages you to educate citizens through your agency’s social media. Download and publicize free anti-distracted driving materials from…
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Cellphone Use and Crash Risk

Insurance Institute for Highway Safety, Arlington, Virginia USA, reprinted with permission. There are no reliable estimates of the number of crashes caused by distracted drivers. Most of what we know about cellphones and crash risk comes from naturalistic studies. Such studies have consistently linked texting or otherwise manipulating a phone to increased risk. There is…
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State Farm® Driver Education Teacher Portal

The new State Farm® Driver Education Teacher Portal houses a myriad of resources that can assist with teaching driver education, especially in a virtual environment. The teacher portal is an all-inclusive page where educators and community members alike can benefit from having educational materials that will aid in informing teens on the importance of safe…
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