texting while driving

Nevada bans all cell phone use while driving

| June 20, 2011

Nevada is the 34th state to prohibit texting behind the wheel and the ninth to prohibit all handheld cell phone use while driving.

North Dakota bans texting

| April 26, 2011

The new law becomes effective Aug. 1.

Texting ban applied to hauling hazmat

| February 28, 2011

Also, motor carriers are prohibited from requiring or allowing drivers of covered motor vehicles to engage in texting while driving.

Smart Driving

| January 01, 2011

A state-by-state guide to laws targeting cell-phone use while driving.

Skydiving to the ark: A Channel 19 2010 ‘Year in Review’

| December 31, 2010

It's been a banner year for dramatic, contentious, weird and/or humorous trucking news here on the Channel 19 blog. I can't possibly predict how 2010 will be remembered years down the line, but read through ...

FMCSA seeks handheld cell phone ban

Jeff Crissey | December 17, 2010

Rule would prohibit interstate commercial trucker from reaching for, dialing or holding handheld cell phone while operating a commercial motor vehicle.

DOT launches distracted driving video online

| November 17, 2010

Online video series explores the consequences of texting and cell phone use while driving.

Dentistry: latest in driving distractions

| July 07, 2010

It's been texting for a couple years now, after it was CBs and Qualcomm units and cell phones, and now DOT is reportedly eyeing other in-cab distractions for potential regulation beginning later this year. Then ...

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