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EverDrive Olympics 2016: States That Win Gold

Posted Aug 12, 2016 by Ashley Kane

The 2016 Summer Olympics is upon us and we thought it was only fitting to see how U.S. states ranked up next to each other. By analyzing EverDrive data from drivers, we determined which states win gold for safe driving.

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Types of Traffic Tickets & What They Mean for Auto Insurance

Posted Jul 08, 2016 by Ashley Kane

All drivers make mistakes on the road, at least once in awhile. Yet, sometimes, those slipups have greater consequences, especially if a police officer is nearby. Here are the common types of tickets and their effect on your car insurance.

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Distracted Driving: Stats, Laws, Prevention

Posted Jul 06, 2016 by Ashley Kane

Distracted driving is reckless and harmful. Unfortunately, the number of distracted drivers on the road appears to be increasing, not decreasing. Here’s all you need to know about distracted driving, including recent research, laws and efforts to change driver behavior.

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Traffic Fatalities: Why Are They Rising?

Posted Jun 28, 2016 by Ashley Kane

Car crash fatalities are on the rise and something needs to change sooner rather than later. Here’s a look at the potential reasons why accidents are increasing and what we need to do about it.

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Hands-Free Phone Use: Is It Safer?

Posted Jun 27, 2016 by Ashley Kane

As texting and driving laws become stricter, and as more states ban handheld calling, many people see hands-free phone use as a safe alternative. But how safe is it? New studies have found it may be riskier than originally thought.

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Who Pressures Us Into Distracted Driving?

Posted Jun 08, 2016 by Ashley Kane

By now, we all know that distracted driving is dangerous. The warnings are everywhere in the news but driving behavior isn’t exactly changing. Here’s a look at who may be pressuring us into it.

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100 Deadliest Days of Driving & 3 Forces Ending Them

Posted May 25, 2016 by Ashley Kane

With the “100 Deadliest Days” approaching—the period of time between Memorial Day and Labor Day that statistically has the highest number of collisions—it’s time for big change. Here’s a look at the three forces working to end them.

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

Posted Apr 19, 2016 by Andrew Ressler

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Here at EverQuote, we know how dangerous distracted driving can be and we want to help you stay safe. If you’re curious about how safe of a driver you are, check out the EverDrive app.

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AT&T Hits Close to Home With 4-Minute PSA

Posted Dec 03, 2015 by Ashley Kane

Does the scare tactic work? Whether it’s from government agencies, phone companies, or safety committees, there are a lot of tactics used to try and get you to drive safer. Check out the latest and reconsider driving distracted next time you’re on the road.

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What Causes Road Rage & How to Stay Calm

Posted Jun 25, 2015 by Ashley Kane

Summertime is the season of beautiful weather, abundant cookouts, beach days, and…traffic. Lots and lots of traffic. Unfortunately, with more cars on the road, there’s also more road rage. Which of these driving behaviors sets you off?

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