distracted driving

Safety board urges total cell phone use ban by all drivers

| December 14, 2011

NTSB’s recommendation would have to be adopted separately by each U.S. state since states have authority over driver behavior.

Modest proposal: ‘Ban truck driving’

| December 09, 2011

The comments on the news of the handheld cellphone ban while driving for the interstate pilots of the nation's tractor-trailer rigs continue to come in. (Read them for yourself here, including among them at the ...

Fed agency measures distracted-driving deaths

| December 09, 2011

New data released by NHTSA using its refined methodology show an estimated 3,092 fatalities in distraction-affected crashes in 2010.

Idaho, Tennessee to mount holiday patrols

| November 17, 2011

Idaho police statewide will conduct an enforcement campaign to target impaired driving Nov. 19-27.

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.

Texting temptation: A little ditty — and more — to help you resist

| September 08, 2011

A little good humor today -- with a safety message to boot. Admit it: We've all been tempted when it comes to texting while driving, right? What will it hurt to answer the spouse's question with ...

Speakout

Overdrive Staff | September 01, 2011

Truckers weigh in on such issues as sleep apnea, distracted driving, 9/11 and safety measures.

Maine to ban texting

| June 03, 2011

The law makes Maine the 33rd state to prohibit texting behind the wheel.

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