North America News - September 2016

Americans Spend an Average of 17,600 Minutes Driving Each Year

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Sept. 8, 2016)- American drivers spend an average of more than 17,600 minutes behind the wheel each year, according to a new survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety....

American Drivers Aren’t Securing Their Loads on the Road

WASHINGTON, D.C. (Aug. 11, 2016)- More than 200,000 crashes involved debris on U.S. roadways during the past four years, according to a new study released by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety...

U.S. DOT proposes speed limiters for large commercial vehicles

WASHINGTON – U.S. Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx announced today that the Department’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) and Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration...

Calif. Legislators Pass Ignition Interlock Bill

California legislators have passed a bill requiring DUI offenders to equip their vehicles with an alcohol ignition interlock device if they want their license reinstated, reissued, or if they want...

5 Driving Habits You Should Watch-out for

According to reports, human error accounts for 90% of road accidents. While it’s the responsibility of every driver to ensure their safety and that of other road users, humans are creatures of...

Distracted driving deaths outpacing impaired driving deaths

Distracted driving is increasingly becoming more deadly than drunk driving.

In Ontario last month, deaths attributed to distracted driving were double that of impaired driving — 38 versus...

Drowsy Driving Persists as Fatal Crash Cause

Nearly 83.6 million sleep-deprived Americans drive every day — a dangerous trend that last year led to an estimated 5,000 lives lost in drowsy driving-related crashes, according to a new report...

Crash Fatalities Climb 9% in 2016's First Half

Preliminary estimates from the National Safety Council indicate motor vehicle deaths were 9% higher through the first six months of 2016 than in 2015, and 18% higher than two years ago at the six-...

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