In a recent study, women and younger drivers were found to be more prone to road rage than men. The study conducted by Careerbuilders.com revealed that out of the 4,000 people polled, 58 percent admit to experiencing road rage during their commute. Out of that 58 percent, 61 percent were women and 56 percent of men. The study also found that younger drivers were more prone to road rage than older drivers.
Starting this month, all new vehicles containing event data recorders or black boxes are required to meet certain criteria laid out by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA). This streamlined approach will help to ensure the black boxes properly record crash information, are universally accurate and operate at a certain level of crash survivability.
Marketing to teenagers is no easy feat. They are knowledgeable, not easily impressed, are often skeptical and expect that if a company or agency wants them to listen, the message better be both important and relevant to their lives. It is not always easy to reach the consciousness of American teens, but at times, doing so is critical.
There are so many federal agencies tasked with ensuring that American motorists stay safe that it can be hard to keep them straight. Nevertheless, their unique responsibilities function to ensure that no safety issues slip through the cracks. Given the prevalence of devastating motor vehicle accidents which occur on American roadways each year, the missions of these agencies are both critical and urgent.