cell phone use while driving

FMCSA adds phone use violations to CSA

| February 03, 2012

Five texting and cell phone use violations will now contribute the highest (10 points) weighted severity to carriers’ numerical rankings.

NTSB urges ban on cell phone use

Jill Dunn | September 14, 2011

Board recommended banning the use of mobile phones by commercial drivers except in emergencies.

Survey: Firms know of cell phone use

| May 17, 2011

Survey results show that 62 percent of companies have written policies prohibiting employees from using a mobile phone while driving on the job.

Proposal to ban cell phone use by hazmat drivers

| April 29, 2011

The Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration has proposed to restrict the use of all handheld mobile telephones.

DOT launches distracted driving video online

| November 17, 2010

Online video series explores the consequences of texting and cell phone use while driving.

Study links strict cell phone use to safety

| November 17, 2010

Motor carriers with the highest safety performance records also are likely to have stringent cell phone use policies.

Some fleets proactive on distracted driving

| September 22, 2010

In 2003 Schneider National examined its high-severity crashes and found well over half resulted from distracted driving.

National distracted driving group formed

| January 15, 2010

FocusDriven is organization devoted to raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving.

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