Posts About: Distracted Driving

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Could Texting a Driver Make You Liable for Injuries?

Could Texting a Driver Make You Liable for Injuries?

Posted on May 18, 2018

In a recently published poll on distracted driving, Travelers Canada asked drivers why they feel the need to check their cell phones on the road. The answers may not surprise you. Thirty-one percent of respondents claimed that they have family obligations that require their constant attention, while twenty-seven percent explained that they didn’t want to […]

Distracted Driving Numbers Worse Than Previously Estimated

Distracted Driving Numbers Worse Than Previously Estimated

Posted on April 16, 2018

Distracted driving is an epidemic, and has quickly surpassed drunk driving as the leading cause of fatal car crashes. According to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA), the gradual rise of distracted driving is largely the result of increased cell phone use behind the wheel. In fact, the NHTSA estimates that as many as […]

Raising Safe Drivers: Teaching Road Safety Starts with Parents

Raising Safe Drivers: Teaching Road Safety Starts with Parents

Posted on April 13, 2018

Every day, 11 teenagers die as a result of texting and driving. Despite the fact that 94% of young drivers understand the dangers of using their phones on the road, a startling 35% admit to doing it anyway. In fact, in recent years, distracted driving has quickly surpassed drunk driving as the leading cause of […]

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted on April 4, 2018

Since 2015, the average number of motor vehicle fatalities per year has increased by 6%. Despite most drivers being confident in their own driving abilities, the facts are that over 90% of crashes are caused by human error, the majority of which are the direct result of distracted driving. In light of these statistics, April […]

First Driverless Fatality Raises Safety Concerns

First Driverless Fatality Raises Safety Concerns

Posted on March 29, 2018

On March 18th 2018, Elaine Herzberg was struck and killed by a vehicle while walking her bike across a four-lane road in Tempe, Arizona. This in of itself – although tragic – is not unusual; the unfortunate reality is that an average of 6,000 pedestrians die per year on US roads. Yet, what makes this […]

Putting The Brakes On Distracted Driving

Putting The Brakes On Distracted Driving

Posted on March 23, 2017

This week we met with Global News in Halifax to discuss DriveCare, and how we’re changing the way people drive by using a simple strategy that’s been used by parents since the dawn of civilisation: positive reinforcement.

Not Just Young Drivers

Not Just Young Drivers

Posted on March 1, 2017

People like to blame young drivers for texting and driving, but what about adults? Studies show they might be worse behind the wheel than previously thought

4 Ways to End Distracted Driving In Your Fleet

4 Ways to End Distracted Driving In Your Fleet

Posted on February 23, 2017

How do you end distracted driving in your fleet? We look at the root causes behind it and what you can do to help your employees be safe while driving.

Fatal Distraction: Our National Post Feature

Fatal Distraction: Our National Post Feature

Posted on December 7, 2016

We met up with The National Post in Toronto for an interview about DriveCare and its potential for increasing road safety by preventing cell phone use while driving.

KRS On Global News

KRS On Global News

Posted on October 4, 2016

It’s been a busy few weeks here at KRS. Watch our recent interview with Global News, when they caught up with our CEO in Toronto.

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