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Should states allow drivers to use Google Glass behind the wheel?

Should states allow drivers to use Google Glass behind...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Mar 25, 2014

One of the first thoughts I had when I heard Google would introduce Glass was, “Will people be allowed to ...

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

11 States with the Highest Texting-While-Driving Fines

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Oct 28, 2013

Most drivers probably know by now that it’s not a great idea to text while driving. But that isn’t stopping ...

How distracted is your driving? A new $1.3 million simulation lab can tell

How distracted is your driving? A new $1.3 million...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 16, 2013

Researchers at The Ohio State University (OSU) are trying to figure out how much eating, entertainment and navigation systems in ...

NY: U can txt while driving in special zones

NY: U can txt while driving in special zones

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Oct 08, 2013

Want to text while driving in New York? Go right ahead – just make sure you’re in one of the ...

Big four cellphone companies jointly launch anti-texting campaign

Big four cellphone companies jointly launch...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on May 14, 2013

AT&T, Verizon Wireless, Sprint and T-Mobile will launch a joint advertising campaign this summer against texting while driving, according to ...

Hello? [CRASH]

Hello? [CRASH]

Posted by John Latta on May 13, 2013

A new report argues that car crashes involving cell phones are significantly underreported. So what is the number? There’s no hard ...

Wisconsin texting champ urges drivers to put down phones

Wisconsin texting champ urges drivers to put down...

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 12, 2013

Wisconsin teenager and two-time LG U.S. National Texting Champion Austin Wierschke is advocating for drivers to put their mobile phones ...

Anti-distraction laws aren’t deterring drivers

Anti-distraction laws aren’t deterring drivers

Posted by Amanda Bayhi on Apr 08, 2013

Anti-distracted driving laws seemingly ineffective, according to a report from the Los Angeles Times. At any given time, approximately 660,000 people--more ...

Keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel

Keep your eyes on the road, your hands upon the wheel

Posted by John Latta on Mar 28, 2013

Do texting-while-driving bans save lives? Sometimes. That’s not the answer I was expecting, nor frankly the answer I wanted to hear, but ...

AAA Foundation challenges motorists to adopt...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jan 03, 2012

A recent national survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety confirms that Americans desire a greater level of safety ...

NHTSA measures distracted-driving deaths

Posted by Equipment World Staff on Dec 09, 2011

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) Dec. 8 unveiled a new measure of fatalities related to distracted ...

California traffic deaths drop for fifth consecutive...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jul 21, 2011

California saw a decline in overall traffic deaths in 2010, marking the fifth year in a row of safer ...

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