Articles tagged with 'distracted driving' | State Farm

Good Neighbor Stories (distracted driving)

2021
May
07,
2021
| 10:59 AM America/Chicago
If the last year proved anything, it displayed our need and ability as a society to adapt our behaviors for the benefit of the greater good.Imagine what would happen if we took the same approach and focused on our responsibility to each other while d...
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2020
October
16,
2020
| 14:03 PM America/Chicago
A new State Farm® online survey examines teen attitudes and behaviors about the use of smartphones while driving. This is what teens say:Nine out of ten teenage drivers say they engage in at least one smartphone behavior while driving.Parents influen...
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2019
August
13,
2019
| 17:39 PM America/Chicago
Keep your hands off your cellphone while driving. As of Aug. 1, you’ll face a $50 fine if you’re caught holding your phone while driving in Minnesota. That’s for the first offense, it goes up to $275 for later offences. Court fees are also added in b...
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August
06,
2019
| 12:14 PM America/Chicago
What do drivers need to know about sharing the road with AVs? What issues will AVs pose for law enforcement? How do safety officials help win the public’s trust so the technology is not delayed? Experts addressed these topics at a May 8, Governors...
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July
16,
2019
| 07:00 AM America/Chicago
Americans who drive vehicles equipped with Adaptive Cruise Control (ACC) or Lane Keeping Assist (LKA), both advanced driver assist features, admit to using their smart phones while driving at significantly higher rates than those without the latest t...
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2017
May
16,
2017
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Passionate police officer invents simulator to prevent teens from driving distracted with an assist from State Farm.  ...
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April
11,
2017
| 08:33 AM America/Chicago
Teens share the safe driving message with an assist from State Farm. ...
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March
30,
2017
| 12:35 PM America/Chicago
Cellphone activities prominent in 8th annual report of attitudes/behaviors behind risky and illegal driving distractions. ...
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2016
April
19,
2016
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
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March
31,
2016
| 00:00 AM America/Chicago
Just a few days before Christmas, John and Marilyn Bachman sat together and had lunch at their rural New Hampshire home. Married for 22 years, they talked about the holidays and maybe taking a vacation soon. After lunch, John, an engineer, left th...
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2015
March
31,
2015
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
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2014
April
07,
2014
| 08:00 AM America/Chicago
Today’s drivers are challenged with demands on their attention by numerous devices and activities that may distract them from the task of driving. And every day, each of us makes conscious decisions that impact our safety while we drive. How do we...
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