Texas the state with the worst drivers in the United States

According to the CarInsuranceComparison.com company, Texas — together with Louisiana — now ranks as the state with the nation’s worst drivers due to the number of car accidents and other metrics measured by the organization. CarInsuranceComparison.com, has been collecting driving information statistics for the past…

Young drivers have more accidents due to risky driving behavior

Teen drivers, who do not have a lot of driving experience, exhibit more risky driving behavior than older drivers. Add distracted driving on top of inexperience and you have the recipe for serious car accidents.  Car crashes are the leading cause of death for 16 to 19-year-olds. Smartphones…

Are smartphone makers doing enough to prevent fatal accidents?

With the technology growth in the development of personal devices, an interesting question arises. Are smartphone makers doing enough to prevent fatal accidents? Just recently a lawsuit was launched against Apple after a fatal collision in which one of the drivers was texting while driving.…

Texas marks depressing milestone as anniversary of the last fatality free day arrives

Disturbingly, the last fatality free day Texas saw was November 7, 2000. Since then, 50,578 have died in collisions, which is higher than the death toll during the 9/11 attacks. TxDOT points out that something must be done to stop the carnage. In order to…

Passengers are just as distracting as e-devices

Many drivers understand that e-devices in cars are distracting and may also be deadly. However, according to studies done by the National Safety Council (NSC) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) talking to passengers in the vehicle is another major risk factor. Figures…