Category Archives: Distracted Driving

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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2021 Virginia Highway Safety Virtual Summit

The Department of Motor Vehicles will host its annual Highway Safety Summit virtually through a series of webinars July 13-14 & 20-21, 2021. The theme is "2021: Moving Forward Together." The virtual summit will feature sessions on current highway safety issues to continue our efforts to decrease the number of crashes, injuries, and fatalities on…
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