texting while driving

DOT prohibits driver texting

The U.S Department of Transportation today, Jan. 26, announced it is immediately prohibiting truck and bus drivers from sending text messages while operating commercial vehicles. Truck and bus drivers who text while driving commercial vehicles may be subject to civil or criminal penalties of up to $2,750. The DOT action doesn’t prohibit the use of cell phones for purposes other than text messaging. Nineteen states and the District of Columbia already prohibit all drivers from texting behind ...

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DOT prohibits driver texting immediately

Truck and bus drivers who text while driving commercial vehicles may be subject to civil or criminal penalties of up to $2,750.

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Minnesota truckers focus on distracted driving

The “Keep Both Hands on the Wheel” campaign will focus on reducing distracted driving.

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National distracted driving group formed

FocusDriven is organization devoted to raising awareness about the dangers of distracted driving.

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