Stories tagged with: Distracted Driving

March 26, 2015 - 6:19pm
1 day 16 hours ago

Being distracted behind the wheel can literally be a driving force in thousands of accidents across the country.

A study done by AAA finds that distraction played a role in 58 percent of teen crashes studied. Sergeant Chuck Merryman with the Ohio State Highway Patrol said it's something that officers deal with on a daily basis.

"We see distracted driving in all levels or all ages of drivers," Merryman said. "Unfortunately teen drivers are just as prone if not more...

March 27, 2012 - 3:49pm
3 years 5 days ago

A new study is showing some alarming statistics involving distracted driving among Teens.

The AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety recently conducted a study looking at distractions among Newly licensed teen drivers.

The study found that the use of electronics such as cell phones, and music players are the leading cause of distraction for all teens.

AAA Spokeswoman Kimberly Schwind said these results should alert parents to educate their children about the dangers of...

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