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Put the Brakes on Distracted Drivers

July 29, 2014

Texting while driving diverts attention from the road an average of 4.6 out of every 6 seconds, officials say. That’s on par with traveling the length of a football field at 55 mph without looking up, according to the state Department of Public Safety (DPS). And using a cellphone while on the road delays driver reaction time as much as having a .08 blood alcohol level.

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Vijay Dixit on WCCO 06-12-13

June 12, 2013

Vijay on WCCO 06-12-13 Audio clip of Vijay Dixit, Founder & Chairman of Shreya R. Dixit Memorial Foundation taling about distracted driving on the morning show.  He also disussed the state of the art Distracted Driving application created by the foundation on the Adaptive Massive Open Online Course (aMOOC™) technology. The web based application will…

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Teen Driver Texting overtakes Drunk Driving in car crashes

May 14, 2013

The number of teens who are being injured or killed as a result of texting while driving has skyrocketed as mobile-device technology has advanced.

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Study: Distracted driving deaths are underreported due to improper coding

May 9, 2013

Crash deaths in cases where drivers were on the phone are seriously underreported, according to a recent analysis of state and federal data by the National Safety Council, an advocacy group.

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A great PSA from Ashton Kutcher

April 8, 2013
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Vijay Dixit on WCCO Radio. Listen to the interview here.

August 1, 2012

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