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Texting and driving isn't just a concern for teen drivers

While some might think that texting and driving is something that teenage drivers and young adults without children might engage in, the reality is that people of all ages and walks of life do it, even when they have children in tow.

What if the driver was using a built-in device?

This blog has discussed distracted driving and the danger it presents to Houston, Texas, motorists. Although distracted driving can include a number of different behaviors, much of the discussion about distracted driving and its dangers centers around texting and driving and cell phone use.

Against worldwide trend, United States traffic deaths increasing

Residents of Houston, Texas, who follow the news have probably heard reports about the number of traffic fatalities going up in this country over recent years. This is a reversal of the downward trend in traffic deaths that this country has enjoyed for decades, and, according to a recent report summarized by a major news media outlet, is also out of step with international trends.

Distracted driving isn't just a problem with cell phones

As this blog has mentioned in previous posts, Texas has of late been more proactive about cracking down on motorists in this state who choose to text and drive or otherwise talk on their cell phones in a dangerous manner as they speed down the road.

When is distracted driving most common?

Although, Houston, Texas, motorists and pedestrians are always in danger on account of distracted drivers, a recent study suggests that the time in which texting and driving is most common is around 4:00 p.m. on weekdays, right at the beginning of the evening commute.

Distracted driving continues to be a factor in pedestrian accidents

A recent report issued by the Governors Highway Safety Association revealed that, in 2017, the number of fatalities due to auto-pedestrian accidents was again around 6,000, showing no significant movement from 2016.

Accident flips semi over area overpass, onto passing car

A car crash in the Houston area ended with a tractor-trailer flipping over the railing of an overpass and on to a small car that was passing below. While the driver of the passenger vehicle was thankfully pulled from her vehicle by a passerby, she still went to the hospital. The extent of her injuries is not known. The truck driver also got taken the hospital.

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