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VIDEO: VW shocks moviegoers with in-your-face PSA on texting while driving

VIDEO: VW shocks moviegoers with in-your-face PSA on...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Jun 11, 2014

Unsuspecting moviegoers in Hong Kong received an in-your-face public service announcement (PSA) from Volkswagen (VW) that seemed to be pretty ...

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 ...

Iowa DOT: TXTL8R

Iowa DOT: TXTL8R

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 23, 2013

The Iowa State Department of Transportation plans to launch an app in 2014 called “TXTL8R” as a way to reduce ...

VIDEO: Filmmaker Werner Herzog details perils of texting while driving in “From One Second to the Next”

VIDEO: Filmmaker Werner Herzog details perils of...

Posted by Tom Jackson on Aug 12, 2013

This film has nothing to do with construction, but show it to your employees anyway. It’s the best safety briefing ...

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 ...

Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

Safer Road Construction Sites: Yes, we can.

Posted by Equipment World Staff on May 07, 2013

By John Latta, jlatta@randallreilly.com   A whole lot of highway contractors who work on our roads want to see tougher laws, fines ...

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 ...

Black Friday deals mark increases in intersection crashes; I rollerskated through the day

Black Friday deals mark increases in intersection...

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Nov 26, 2012

Where were you on Black Friday (or late Thanksgiving evening)? Did you rush out to try to get the best ...

It Can Wait: Texting While Driving

It Can Wait: Texting While Driving

Posted by Tina Grady Barbaccia on Sep 20, 2012

According to www.itcanwait.com, people who drive while texting are 23 times more likely to be in a crash. Are you ...

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