Distracted Driving Accidents

Buffalo Sabres Players Visit Local Students to Promote “It Can Wait” Campaign

by | March 31st, 2014

March 31, 2014 Most motorists acknowledge that distracted driving is dangerous. Yet some drivers, especially teenagers, continue to drive distracted in spite of knowing its inherent risks. In fact, a recent survey found that while 97 percent of teen drivers recognized the behavior as dangerous, a total of 75 percent stated that texting and driving […]

New York Officials Hopeful that Stiffer Penalties Reduce Distracted Driving Accidents

by | August 14th, 2013

August 13, 2013 In recent years, texting and driving has quickly become a danger along state highways. Data indicates that from 2005 to 2011, there was a 143 percent increase in the number of Distracted Driving Accidents in New York. These increases have come despite numerous efforts by state lawmakers and law enforcement officials to […]

New York State Police Work to Prevent Distracted Driving Accidents

by | July 24th, 2013

July 24, 2013 Research determined nine out of 10 motorists recognize the risks of using a cellphone while driving, yet seven out of 10 drivers admit to engaging in the behavior anyway. Furthermore, another 33 percent of those surveyed admitted to sending and receiving text messages. These findings have sparked a move by troopers with […]