With the law, Alabama becomes the 38th state to ban handheld phone use while driving for drivers of all vehicles.
West Virginia became the 36th state to ban texting and handheld phone use while driving.
Five texting and cell phone use violations will now contribute the highest (10 points) weighted severity to carriers’ numerical rankings.
NTSB’s recommendation would have to be adopted separately by each U.S. state since states have authority over driver behavior.
The comments on the news of the handheld cellphone ban while driving for the interstate pilots of the nation's tractor-trailer rigs continue to come in. (Read them for yourself here, including among them at the ...
Under the new law, which takes effect in early March, violators can be fined $50.
Interesting and odd parts of trucking, truck gauges, truck gallery and many more industry news items are featured.
A little good humor today -- with a safety message to boot. Admit it: We've all been tempted when it comes to texting while driving, right? What will it hurt to answer the spouse's question with ...
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