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Distracted driving makes people feel less safe

Every year, the AAA Foundation Traffic Safety Culture Index offers insight into what drivers think and feel on the road regarding their own safety. To these drivers, distracted driving is a serious issue, as about 80 percent of them tend to mention it as a concern. In fact, when looking just at those who claim they felt safer five years ago than they do now, about half of them said their growing feelings of unease were tied to distracted driving.

You Have a Right to Challenge the Suspension of Your Driver's License after a DUI Arrest

Having your driving privileges taken away after a DUI arrest in Louisiana can affect almost every aspect of your life. You may not be able to accomplish simple tasks like taking the kids to school, and if you're like many people, you might lose your job as a result of license suspension.

Auto safety technologies have their limits

There are various new safety technologies for cars. Some of these have rear-end-collision prevention among their potential aims, like forward collision warning systems and automatic braking systems. While such technologies may be able to help with the problem of rear-end crashes, it is important to remember that auto safety devices can only go so far in keeping the roads safe. As long as cars remain driven by humans, how people act behind the wheel will play a central role in accident likelihood.

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