Good News: Seat Belt Use Reaches New High

How do seat belts save lives?

Seat belt use has reached an all-time high, according to a study recently released by the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA).  Approximately 90 percent of Americans now use their seat belts, which is a statistically significant increase from 88.5 percent...

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Smartphones Could Help Prevent Distracted Driving

What steps could cell phone manufacturers take to prevent distracted driving?

The government is asking smartphone makers to design their phones to discourage distracted driving.  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has issued a set of proposed guidelines for cell phone manufacturers to prevent drivers from using their phones while...

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