In 2003 Schneider National examined its high-severity crashes and found well over half resulted from distracted driving.
Study found proportion of fatalities associated with driver distraction increased from 10 percent to 16 percent between 2005 and 2009.
The agency had a committee to provide ideas in addressing the safety risk posed by in-cab distractions other than texting and cell phone use.
Yes, the photo is real, the driver moving quickly down the M25, which circles London, and yes, he appears to be eating cereal, using both hands. As Ted Thornill of the Metro free newspaper (available ...
It's been texting for a couple years now, after it was CBs and Qualcomm units and cell phones, and now DOT is reportedly eyeing other in-cab distractions for potential regulation beginning later this year. Then ...
A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committee will meet June 8-10 to focus on distracted driving.
Earlier this week, as Kansas became the 26th state to enact a behind-the-wheel anti-texting law applicable to all drivers, the folks at hands-free headset-maker Jabra released results of a survey/study conducted in April that threw a little wrench ...
The Kentucky state police report says another truck driver estimated the driver was traveling at 80 mph.
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