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The Dangers of Pokémon GO

11 Jul

Pokemon Go Arrive Alive Don't Play And Drive

Pokémon have invaded reality–augmented reality, that is. Thousands of people who have “gotta catch ’em all” have been running into streets, private property, police stations, holes, robbers, and even a dead body since Nintendo released the new app Pokémon GO.  What is Pokémon GO? Pokémon GO is an augmented reality game available as an app on smartphones. The […]

“Textalyzer” May Come to New York

25 Apr

What is “Textalyzer”? Backed by the Israeli Firm, Cellebrite, which assists FBI agents with decrypting phones, including the terrorist’s iPhone from the recent San Bernardino attack, the Textalyzer device would allow police officers at a crash scene to see if the perpetrator had been texting. In lieu of New York’s texting and driving laws, the aim of […]

How Can A Workplace Reduce Distracted Driving?

19 Apr

distracted driver

Each year distracted driving kills thousands and injures hundreds of thousands of people. Last year, the roads saw an alarming spike in traffic deaths, nearly reaching the highest number of fatalities since 2007.  As the problem worsens, people and organizations scramble for methods to reduce road fatalities. One avenue is to cut down on distracted driving. […]

The Science Behind Distracted Driving

12 Apr

A recent DMEautomotive poll found that drivers perform all kind of distracting activities, including reading an email or newspaper, flossing or brushing their teeth, changing their clothes, and taking photographs. Distracted driving can involve more than just your cellphone. Three types of distracted driving exist: visual, cognition, and physical, which you can learn more about here. […]

How To Drive In a Thunderstorm and Tornado

23 Mar

driving through a tornado

The short answer is that you shouldn’t, but it’s not always possible to avoid it. While there is no safe way to drive through thunderstorm or during a tornado, here is some advice to help you stay as safe as possible. How to Drive in a Thunderstorm Avoid driving in a thunderstorm The safest way […]

How To Survive A Flash Flood In Your Car

16 Mar

flash flood in a car

Flash floods and floods become an all too real possibility during the wet Spring months. These dangerous weather occurrences can come suddenly and often without warning. If you’re caught in a flood or flash flood while driving, here are some survival tips to follow. Flash Floods Flash floods, or just floods in general, oftenresult in a handful of […]

New AAA Study Shows The Dangers Of Voice-Activated Devices

17 Feb

By now we know the dangers of texting while driving and how distracting talking while driving can be too. Yet, despite the risks, people continue to drive distracted. Automotive companies thought they found a solution to this problem with hands-free devices, including voice acted controls to help drivers keep their eyes on the road and […]

The Zika Virus In Florida, Texas, and California

4 Feb

zika mosquito

What is the Zika Virus and what does it do? The Zika virus is a disease transmitted through mosquitos, especially the “yellow fever mosquito”, which has transmitted other diseases like dengue and chikungunya in the past. This week, a Texas Citizen recently contracted the disease without traveling outside of the USA–the first to do so. […]

The Future of Texting While Driving In Florida

21 Jan

florida driving

    Florida’s state capitol is considering a new legislation that would make texting while driving in Florida a primary instead of a secondary offense. According to 10news, the original legislation that made texting while driving a secondary offence took four years to pass, and it is unclear how long it will take to see […]

Will Florida Pass An Open Carry Gun Law?

7 Jan

open carry gun laws

During this day and age, most United States citizens have an opinion about whether a citizen has the right to bear arms. Recently, Texas became the 45th state to pass an open carry gun law, which allows citizens with a concealed weapon permit to wear their weapon openly. Now Florida faces an open carry bill (SB […]