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Should Eating While Driving be Illegal?

Safety advocates from around the country seem to agree on the fact eating while driving should be illegal. Why? Because eating while driving, much like texting while driving, is a form of distraction. “The truth: Eating behind the wheel has proven to be just as dangerous as texting. If you’ve spent considerable time operating a -->

Why Millennials Have Been Labeled the Worst Drivers on the Road

Approximately ¼ of the U.S. population falls under the ‘millennial’ category. According to Wikipedia, millennials are considered “the demographic cohort following Generation X. There are no precise dates for when this cohort starts or ends; demographers and researchers typically use the early 1980s as starting birth years and the mid-1990s to early 2000s as ending -->

New York State Passes Tougher Distracted Driving Laws

78% of all teens say they have read a text message while driving, according to distraction.gov. And 71% of all teens admit to having sent a text message while driving. The new laws put in place on November 1, which bring a stiffer penalty for those caught talking on a hand-held device or  texting while -->