Keep in mind that once your teen driver is fully licensed, it doesn`t mean they`re suddenly a driving expert. There is still much to learn. Studies at the Children`s Hospital of Philadelphia show that the risk of crashes is lower when parents of newly admitted teens set initial restrictions on driving privileges. This video tells the story of Reggie Shaw, a Utahner of origin, who killed two men because he was texting and driving. It is illegal to write and drive in Utah, and this puts their lives and the lives of others at risk. It can wait. Gleason said they did not have statistics on why there were fewer deaths last year than this year. But Street said speed, seat belt use and driving were distracted and/or under the influence of all the important factors in the fatal accidents we`ve had this year. Crash Prevention Education: The best way to survive a crash is to prevent it from happening. Years of research have shown us that almost all accidents and resulting deaths are due to one or more of these five fatal behaviours: sleepy driving, distracted driving, aggressive driving, impaired driving and not bending.
Click on each behavior to see videos, safety tips and statistics that enlighten and encourage people on how to eliminate these 5 deadly behaviors. We can achieve our ultimate goal, and it all starts with learning to avoid the 5 deadly pipes. „We need to get back to the basics of safe driving,“ he added. Zero Fatalities aims to eliminate the deaths on our roads. Some may think that zero is an impossible goal, but when it comes to your life or the lives of your friends and family, what other figure would be acceptable? We want zero deaths because everyone is important. So start by saving your own life and join us today on the path to Zero Fatalities. People who text and walk can be funny, but the consequences of texting and driving can be much more serious – even fatal. Put down your phone when you`re in the car… And when you`re at the movies.
Street also says soldiers arrested 41 people in two days last weekend, all accused of driving under the influence of alcohol. Some people still don`t think SMS and driving are dangerous, but every year more and more people get the message. Safe driving can be a sufficient challenge, even if a driver is alert to the road and potential hazards. Add even a distraction and the probability of a crash increases considerably. In 2016, Utah crash statistics show that distracted driving killed 22 people. „While there have been 50% fewer cars on the roads in the last two months, we have seen more DUIs and deaths than last year,“ Street said.