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Distracted Driving: Men vs. Women

Nearly one in 10 drivers admitted to fixing their appearance behind the wheel, but women outdid men with 11% saying they engaged in the risky behavior versus 4.7% of men, according to a new survey from Finder.com.

Getting Out of a Sinking Vehicle

If your car becomes submerged in water and starts sinking fast, follow these tips for how to get out. Read the full tip here. Video via Howcast/YouTube.

Video: How to Escape a Car Sinking in Water

Experts say 350 to 400 Americans drown in submerged vehicles each year, accounting for up to 10% of all drowning deaths. That's more than the number of people who drown in boating accidents, according to the Centers for Disease Control.

LeasePlan Adds Mobile Driver Scorecard

LeasePlan USA has introduced a new feature within the MyLeasePlan mobile app. The feature, called OneScore, is designed to help drivers get feedback on driving styles to improve on potentially risky and inefficient behavior on the roads.

How Holman Is Redefining Insurance for Fleets

Holman Insurance’s new program combines its in-house risk expertise with technology and fleet management experience to enhance the company’s role of advising and consulting fleets in the area of insurance.

Drowsy Driving Dangers

A motorist with less than five hours of sleep in a 24-hour period has a crash risk comparable to one who’s legally drunk. Cars.com’s Matt Schmitz provides tips to stay safe, and awake, on the road. Read the full tip here.

Video: 11 Drowsy Driving Tips

Fatigue can have deadly consequences on the road. Sleepy drivers cause nearly one in 10 crashes nationwide and drivers who skimp on sleep — getting just five hours of shuteye nightly — nearly double their risk of a crash.

Affectiva's AI Tech Detects Driver Emotions

A Boston-based company that specializes in emotion detection technology has begun offering its Affectiva Automotive AI product to vehicle manufacturers. The product, which is considered the first in-cabin artificial intelligence sensing solution, is designed to improve road safety by identifying dangerous driving behavior.

Texas Leads Nation in Drowsy Driving Fatalities

Texas led the country in sleep-related crash fatalities in 2016, according to a recent study about the prevalence of deadly accidents stemming from sleep deprivation. The Lone Star state recorded 159 deaths, accounting for 22.1% of all drowsy driving fatalities nationwide.