Posts Tagged ‘Distracted driving’

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, but beginning Monday, April 11th, AT&T started encouraging the public to join the  #TagYourHalf conversation on Twitter. #TagYourHalf is based on new AT&T research that says 57% of people are more likely to stop driving distracted if a friend or passenger pressures them to.* That means half of people are […]

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April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. A time when we should all take a moment to remind each other that it’s never okay to double task while driving. It’s as simple as a glance. Distracted driving is NEVER OK. You’re never alone on the road, even when you’re alone in your car. That’s the simple […]

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So, your teenager is about to earn their driver’s license. How do you feel? Worried? Confused? Relieved? On one hand, a driver’s license means freedom from your duties as a chauffeur. On the other, teenage drivers can be a tremendous source of anxiety. In fact, one survey of 638 parents lists “driving without supervision,” as […]

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This week Common Sense Media released their latest report, The Common Sense Census: Plugged In Parents of Tweens and Teens. We all know our kids are connected, but this study revealed how parents are equally attached to their screens and media too. According to their study, 78% of parents “believe they are good technology role […]

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I usually use the power of pause when writing about posting online – pause before you post, send an email or text message. Always keep in mind — there is no rewind online. However emotionally speaking, words can destroy your life, which have literally taken the life of many young people and even adults.  The […]

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By Lori Lee, AT&T You’re driving alone. You hear the ding of your smartphone. Do you grab it and look at the screen? The answer for more than 6-in-10 of us (64%) is yes.1 Interestingly, the answer changes when we have company. In fact, the same research shows that only 36% of drivers look at […]

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Summer months bring a higher death rate for teen drivers. According to the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety (IIHS), the summer months of June, July, and August consistently have higher teenage crash deaths than any other month. Distracted driving doesn’t discriminate — no one is immune to being hit by a person that is texting […]

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There’s no better gift to give your mother than the gift of safety! Take the pledge!  In honor of Mother’s Day, AT&T  helps you give back. But in a different way. Together, let’s give the gift of safe driving. We see it on the roads each and every day. People glancing at their smartphones while behind […]

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U.S. Hispanics More Likely to Use Smartphones While Driving; AT&T Says “Puede Esperar,” Launches Campaign Recent research conducted as part of the AT&T It Can Wait campaign shows that 83% of Hispanics admit to using their smartphones behind the wheel. That compares with 71% of Americans as a whole.  Half of U.S. Hispanics admit they […]

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Surfing the Net. Checking email. Posting to social media accounts. These are just a few of the things drivers are doing while behind the wheel. According to research from AT&T, 7-in-10 people admit to engaging in smartphone activities while driving. In light of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AT&T is sharing the following tips to help […]