Now half of the states prohibit texting while behind the wheel in some form.
Michigan Gov. Jennifer Granholm on April 30 signed an anti-texting bill into law, making the state the 24th with such a ban. The newly signed legislation explicitly prohibits a person from reading, writing or sending ...
Pilot programs in Hartford and Syracuse will test whether increased law enforcement can get drivers to reduce cell phone use.
In 2009, more than 200 distracted driving bills were considered by state legislatures.
Knoxville News Sentinel columnist Sam Venable took time to concur with our readers, who recently voted I-40 in Tennessee as the nation’s best highway segment in our annual Highway Report Card. However, if he didn’t know ...
It’s a pity that it takes the heavy hand of government to ban practices that common sense would say are stupid, if not deadly. Such is the case with text messaging while driving, which the ...
The sample state law would authorize law enforcement officers to stop a vehicle and issue a citation to drivers who are texting while driving.
The Overdrive staff delves into the Arrow Trucking debacle, texting, driver contests, Pride & Polish, DOE funding, CARB compliance assistance, tariff modifications in the Port of Los Angeles, air emissions and much more.
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