texting while driving

Four-wheelers should ‘learn from truck drivers’

| June 03, 2013

Con-way Freight's Tom Clark makes a compelling case for his view that four-wheelers should take a lesson from professional truck drivers on distracted driving -- as a frequent two-wheeler, I concur.

Readers to law enforcement: Look in the mirror

| April 16, 2013

Some drivers responding to news of Tennessee's use of troopers in big rigs to nab texting four-wheelers loved the idea -- others suggested it might be just another safety hazard.

People do the strangest things

| October 05, 2012

Four-wheelers, beware: Just because you're in your car doesn't mean we can't see you.

Money available for states with phone bans

| August 21, 2012

A new grant program that will provide about $17.5 million to states that have laws banning distracted driving in fiscal year 2013

Big safety fail: Get a load of this billboard

| August 05, 2012

This comes by way of the Facebook page for the Big Road app (shared from that of CDLLife.com), which I wrote about yesterday. Anti-texting billboards are probably the wrong place for invitations to text for more ...

Cell-phone jamming technology in your cab?

| July 13, 2012

Much has been made of the inability and/or difficulty of state enforcement of the Department of Transportation's nationwide ban on handheld cellphone use behind the wheel. Last I've written about it you can find here ...

Ohio becomes 39th state to ban texting while driving

| June 04, 2012

Ohio on Friday, June 1, became the 39th state to prohibit texting behind the wheel by all drivers.

More states eye banning texting while driving

Jill Dunn | May 11, 2012

Ohio, South Carolina and Missouri each have different bills in the works to ban texting and handheld phone use while driving.

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