distracted driving

Wisconsin to ban texting

| May 05, 2010

Now half of the states prohibit texting while behind the wheel in some form.

Michigan begins texting ban

| May 04, 2010

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 ...

Crackdown on drivers using cell phones

| April 09, 2010

Pilot programs in Hartford and Syracuse will test whether increased law enforcement can get drivers to reduce cell phone use.

Wyoming enacts texting ban

| March 12, 2010

In 2009, more than 200 distracted driving bills were considered by state legislatures.

Deadly roads, best Interstate, stupid drivers

| March 11, 2010

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 ...

Distracted driving needs uniform restrictions

| March 09, 2010

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 ...

Sample texting bill unveiled

| February 22, 2010

The sample state law would authorize law enforcement officers to stop a vehicle and issue a citation to drivers who are texting while driving.

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Overdrive Staff | February 01, 2010

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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