Tag Archives: driving

Living with driving related PTSD

“Americans take an average of four car trips every day—that’s more than 1,400 per year. It’s no wonder that the chance of dying while inside a moving vehicle is about 1 in 6,700. Car crashes are the leading cause of … Continue reading

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Flashing yellow arrow traffic signals are unnecessary and needlessly confusing

I’ve been driving over 35 years. And I was a professional truck driver for over 25 years. I also know something about semiotics. A sign (or symbol) represents (or points to) something else. Although some signs (or symbols) may resemble … Continue reading

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Wrong Way Driving is 100% Preventable

All vehicle accidents are 100% preventable, including wrong way driving accidents…. Continue reading

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NTSB forum on Attentive Driving: Countermeasures to Distraction

Each day, more than 15 people are killed and more than 1,200 people are injured in crashes that were reported to involve a distracted driver…. Continue reading

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Trucker facing rare charge in fatal freeway crash

Accident prevention: Trucker facing rare charge in fatal freeway crash Continue reading

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