texting while driving

Washington state to ban texting while driving

| March 31, 2010

Washington became the latest state to enact a law banning texting or cell phone use without a headset while driving. On March 26 Gov. Chris Gregoire signed into law a bill that makes it a primary ...

Washington state to ban texting while driving

| March 29, 2010

Law makes it a primary offense to be caught holding a cell phone to your ear or texting while driving.

White House reviews cell phone use rule

| March 19, 2010

The U.S. Department of Transportation has drafted a proposed regulation that would ban text messaging and restrict 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 ...

Distracted driving needs uniform restrictions

| March 09, 2010

It’s a pity that it takes the heavy hand of government to ban practices that common sense would say are stupid, if not deadly. Such is the case with text messaging while driving, which the ...

Channel 19

Todd Dills | March 01, 2010

Choking on food while driving, invalid fishing licenses and a contestant with a record are among the oddities discussed.

Sample texting bill unveiled

| February 22, 2010

The sample state law would authorize law enforcement officers to stop a vehicle and issue a citation to drivers who are texting while driving.

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