Facebook Twitter


Secure Mobile Smart Registration

SAVE UP TO 40%, TODAY! Use Promo Code: SAVE6

Radio Causes Car Accident

Distracted driving is believed to cause 9 fatalities and 1,000 injuries every day in the US. Among the factors identified as linked to distracted driving are fatigue, daydreaming, engaging your attention with your passengers, attending to a child or a pet, attending to your phone, the navigation system and the radio.

The dangers of fumbling with the buttons or the touchscreen to select a song or music folder, turn up the volume, or change the station are considered distracted driving. It takes your attention away from the road, however briefly, it can make you a liability.

Still, if you find it hard to imagine your daily drive in silence, it is good to know different studies have come to differing conclusions. Some, unsurprisingly, find that loud music can distract you from driving, and that music can have an especially adverse effect on young, inexperienced drivers. What is more surprising perhaps is that there have also been indications that your favorite playlist may be more distracting than neutral music or no music, and that upbeat music, a favored choice for roadtrips short and long, is less appropriate than slower music that mimics the resting heart beat.

Radio Research

Not all results point in the same direction; however, a study at the Dutch University of Groningen found that talking on the cell or talking with passengers was a much more engaging and therefore risky situation than music. The same study also found that music, under the right conditions, can actually help you focus as a driver.

This study was done with experienced though young drivers who listened to familiar favorite music. Energetic and loud music was actually found to increase energy and arousal in the drivers, leading to better response times.

Since the testing was conducted using simulations rather than actual driving trips, it remains to see, perhaps in a larger-scale and more comprehensive study, how this would translate to real-world traffic situations http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2013/06/130606101550.htm

In the meantime, avoid activities that take your attention away from driving ? listen to your favorite station or playlist, but do not play the music too loud, and do not leave it until you are on the freeway to look for that CD or to find the folder you want to listen to. Plan and prepare. However insignificant such tasks may seem, completing them before you set off, may save your life.

Why Use Us?
  • We Process Electronically For You
  • 100% Guaranteed To Pass
  • Complete in less than a day.
  • Log in and out as you please
  • DMV Licensed #: E1892
  • Court Accepted & Bonded
  • 24/7/365 Online Traffic School
  • SIGN UP Today, Finish Today
  • Start Now, Pay Later option
Sign Up Now!
CA DMV Approved Traffic School Seal

Student Comments


"LOVE THIS ONLINE COURSE, I LEARNED ALOT AND IT WAS A GOOD REFRESHER, AND NOW I FEEL MORE AWARE OF THE LAWS."
Marcus K. - Los Angeles, California


"thanks"
Sara E. - Riverside, California


"Excellent course. There were a few places I wish the explanations had been more elaborate so they were slightly confusing. For example, intersections that occur in the middle of a block. Did that mean alleys or driveways into schools? It seemed a bit vague. "
Allan G. - Orange, California


"Smooth process, thank you"
Aaron L. - Riverside, California


"awesome class... thank you"
Aaron D. - San Joaquin, California


"Very user friendly,easy to use."
Hollie F. - San Joaquin, California


Sign Up For Free!


"Thank you, I'll be back! "
Joel P. - Alameda, California


"It was easy to follow."
Brenda L. - Los Angeles, California


"Excellent and empowering course! Thank you"
Elora M. - Santa Cruz, California


"Thank you!"
Carla G. - Sacramento, California


"good program"
Christine A. - San Luis Obispo, California


"Great school"
Jorge G. - Tulare, California


Sign Up For Free!


"Thank you"
Grigor S. - Los Angeles, California


"Excellent course, "
Santi R. - Orange, California


"very good class and easy to access."
Jeannie D. - San Bernardino, California


"Online traffic school was easier and not as stressful as I thought it would be. I had a surprisingly great experience and learned a lot. I also really like that it only took one day to complete the course. Thank you!"
Elizabeth D. - Napa, California


"IT WAS AWESOME!!!!!"
Jesus G. - San Joaquin, California


"once i started the course without distractions, it was quick and easy!"
Marlene Q. - Kern, California


Sign Up For Free!


"I thought the course was good. The animated questions made the course a little more interesting. There were some typos and grammatical errors, but they were not overly distracting."
Micheline C. - Solano, California


"thank you so much! this is by far the best traffic school course! "
Jacob S. - Riverside, California


"Great test, valuable learning experience"
Clare H. - Mendocino, California


"This was a very entertaining course. I will definitely recommend this course to others. Author should write a book on this stuff."
Constance A. - Sacramento, California


"It was easy to register and no need to contact the instructor. My family uses this I am doing traffic school when needed thank you ."
Rosa O. - San Bernardino, California


"1. I think there was an overabundance of materials on DUI statistics when, in fact not much of the subject was tested - thus 'DEFINITELY' an overkill - TMI. 2. Not so sure how current the computation of violation/citations are in your materials, (I'm sure that the DUI section with all of its stats & NOTs penalties are correct, but the cell phone use and texting use are grossly understated. The Current Citations for these are in the $125 - $150 range for first offense - $20-$50 as is stated in the materials is grossly in error. "
Glenn J. - Orange, California


Sign Up For Free!


"thank you!!! "
Oscar G. - Los Angeles, California


"This test was very helpful in putting me up tp date with the recent changes in traffic laws."
Karina N. - San Luis Obispo, California


"Great school. I was able to get it done quickly and refresh my knowledge in the subject. Thank you"
Ludmila Y. - Fresno, California


"Great course - I was able to brush up on past rules, laws, and common sense actions that I had forgotten, and I learned new laws that have been passed in the California Vehicle Code, Thank you!"
Alan S. - Los Angeles, California


"This is quite a well-made Traffic School system. I like that the lessons have some sense of humor while still enforcing the right laws one must know in order to drive safely on the roads. Thank you ODTS <3"
Raul G. - Riverside, California


"This was awesome. Thanks so much. Much better then my past experience at a different school."
Denis B. - Alameda, California


Sign Up For Free!

Traffic School Online Certificate

Fast Fun & Easy

Get started now!
Locked Computer

Safe & Credible

Read Testimonials!