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Rubbernecking vs Privacy Barrier

With all the news articles about rubbernecking at accidents these days it looks like somebody would take notice that the simple solution is to block the view. A product like GawkStopper ( a portable privacy barrier) is a way to take the gawking out of rubberneckers. Reducing unnecessary  congestion and secondary accidents could save a …

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PRIVACY BARRIER COST VS COST OF CONGESTION

In Washington DC an article came out recently stating that drivers spend 155 hr. /yr. stuck on the highway and $2161 is the cost per driver due to congestion. Portable Privacy Barriers are a way to help reduce the time and money from additional accidents. Why isn’t anyone using them? Do they cost more than …

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Rubberneckers and the Risks to First Responders

Posted: Jun 26, 2018 7:48 PM EDTUpdated: Jun 27, 2018 1:45 PM EDT By AJ Bush http://www.wicz.com/clip/14449166/rubberneckers-and-the-risks-to-first-responders ENDICOTT, N.Y. –It’s not only first responders who run towards danger. During emergencies, disasters and at crash sites, human nature seems to kick in, bringing out bystanders and rubberneckers. Something officials say could make an already dangerous situation worse. On Monday night, Endicott firefighters responded …

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Should The USA Follow Suit?

Rubbernecking’ drivers may have cost lives in Bavaria bus crash German politicians call for stiffer fines for ‘gawper’ drivers who blocked emergency vehicles Tue, Jul 4, 2017, 14:49 Updated: Tue, Jul 4, 2017, 16:13 German politicians have called for an overhaul of transport laws after claims that “rubbernecking” drivers may have cost lives by blocking emergency vehicles’ …

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Rubbernecking Accidents

Raleigh Attorney Advocating for Car Accident Victims Throughout NC Rubbernecking is the act of turning one’s head to view an accident while driving. This is a form of distracted driving which often leads to serious collisions. Collision scenes do attract attention, but drivers who turn their attention away from the task of driving are legally …

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The Solution may be putting up portable screens like the GawkStopper.

TUKWILA, Wash. — Many of us are guilty of it. You see a crash and you can’t look away. “I think it’s innate that people want to see what’s happening,” driver Taylor Chaffee said Wednesday. That curiosity causing some dangerous situations for first responders. “One we had yesterday, some guy had his knee up on …

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To Rubberneck Or Not To Rubberneck, That Is The Question.

Flashy billboards. Unique bumper stickers. A cute dog in a passing car. While driving, there are a plethora of distractions. Yet, one thing seems to distract drivers more than anything else — other car accidents. In-car distractions, like texting, talking, or changing a CD, account for the majority of distracted driving accidents. Outside distractions, however, are …

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A Solution to Car Accident Rubbernecking: Setting Screens

By Repost of an Article by Eric A. Morris June 01, 2017 A few posts ago I wrote a piece about traffic incidents —some of them quite bizarre—that can cause road congestion. Many of these are due to reasonable or at least understandable causes; for example, we need to have road construction, although here in L.A. we wish …

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GawkStopper© Featured in recent IFF issue

GawkStopper© was featured in the International Fire Fighter Magazine, June 2018 issue.
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