Tag archive of distracted driving

Siri Is At It Again: Apple & Honda Team Up On The Highway

Apple has done it again! Siri continues to make an impact on every industry throughout the world.  Honda has now integrated support for Apple’s Siri digital assistant for owners who have compatible iPhones in some of the 2013 models.  According to Honda, the integration will also include the 2013 Acura RDX and ILX; and the iPhone device will need to be running at least the iOS6 system.  Assistant Vice President of Automobile Product Planning

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Distracted Runway 1.0 – Model for a CAUSE

Typically I take the time out to blog about interesting distracted driving stories or facts I've come across, but this week's blog will go to something that's equally important for non-profit organizations... FUNDRAISING!!!  I am not sure who came up with the bright idea to include "fun" in the word, because if you have ever done it, sometimes it can be anything but that.  However, C.L.I.F. has decided its time to put the "fun" back and "fundraiser"

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Wisconsin Teens Paying the “Cheese” for Texting and Driving

The Cheese State has passed a law prohibiting all cell phone use drivers, while operating a motor vehicle.  Although Wisconsin law currently prohibits texting while driving, the new law provisions targets young driver statewide ages 18 and under, but also focuses on any drivers with probationary licensing.  This includes drivers who previous license was in another country, new residents to the state with less than three years of driving experience

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Top Ten Most Dangerous Foods

According to The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the top ten most dangerous foods are: 1. Coffee. Even with a travel lid, hot coffee can find its way out of the opening when you hit a bump. 2. Hot soup. Many people drink it like coffee and run the same risks. 3. Tacos. Any food that can disassemble itself will leave your car looking like a salad bar. 4. Chili dogs. Huge potential for drips and slops down the front of clothing.

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Hamburger or Hammered: Does It Really Matter?

Often times when people talk about the dangers of the road, it is likely that people will discuss driving under the influence; or for a lack of a better term, driving hammered.  But what if I told you that just as many people are injuries or died from eating while driving as those from being intoxicated while driving. According to a study of 1,000 drivers surveyed done by Exxon Mobil, 70% of those drivers admit to eating while driving.  The National

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Happy Sunday

Seems that even churches around the country are getting involved in the fight against distracted driving!!  This would seem to be a good thing, seeing as churches, and other religious affiliated congregations, reach millions of people.  However, some have argued that bring up political issues in a religious setting compromises the standards set by separation of religion and state.   Do you think making a congregation aware about the dangers

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