distracted driving

Distracted driving meeting set

| May 26, 2010

A Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration committee will meet June 8-10 to focus on distracted driving.

Latest in distractions: One word, three letters, rhymes with ‘text’

| May 26, 2010

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 ...

Report: Trucker in van crash talking on cell phone

| May 07, 2010

The Kentucky state police report says another truck driver estimated the driver was traveling at 80 mph.

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 ...

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