texting while driving

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.

Alabama bans behind-the-wheel texting for all

| May 09, 2012

With the law, Alabama becomes the 38th state to ban handheld phone use while driving for drivers of all vehicles.

West Virginia bans texting, handheld calls while driving

| April 04, 2012

West Virginia became the 36th state to ban texting and handheld phone use while driving.

FMCSA adds phone use violations to CSA

| February 03, 2012

Five texting and cell phone use violations will now contribute the highest (10 points) weighted severity to carriers’ numerical rankings.

Safety board urges total cell phone use ban by all drivers

| December 14, 2011

NTSB’s recommendation would have to be adopted separately by each U.S. state since states have authority over driver behavior.

Modest proposal: ‘Ban truck driving’

| December 09, 2011

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 ...

Pennsylvania bans texting

| November 15, 2011

Under the new law, which takes effect in early March, violators can be fined $50.

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Overdrive Staff | November 01, 2011

Interesting and odd parts of trucking, truck gauges, truck gallery and many more industry news items are featured.

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