A large percentage of adults actually text on the road to and from work. This is concerning because there is clearly an increased risk of accidents from the distraction.
The App4Driver tracks your driving habits – specifically, things like excessive speeds, quick accelerations and sudden braking. It also tracks texts or phone calls answered while you’re driving – and puts together a report.
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A New Jersey state senate committee has voted to substantially increase the fines and punishment for drivers who talk and text on a handheld cell phone while driving.
Research from the Society of Automotive Engineers says failure to use those turn signals results in more than twice the number of accidents that are caused by distracted driving.
Cherry Hill High School East students are competing with nearly 30 other schools for a driving simulator.
A new study out from AAA takes a look at distracted teen-aged drivers — and at what’s distracting them.
Pretty soon, you’ll have to resist the urge to pick up your cell phone and send a text response to your BFF while behind the wheel in Pennsylvania.
The ball appears to be in the state house’s court now that the senate has approved legislation that would address junior driver and distracted driver issues.
“Let’s ban text messaging – let’s make it a primary offense,” Allegheny county Democrat Jim Ferlo said.
Twenty-eight-year-old Toni Bolis and her unborn child were killed in a tragic accident Wednesday in Washington Township, New Jersey.
Once again, state lawmakers are tackling the issue of distracted driving and once again, it seems members of the Senate are not willing to go as far as their colleagues in the House when it comes to penalizing such behavior.
The state House Tuesday approved bills dealing with junior drivers and distracted drivers. The junior driver bill passed by the House contains provisions that make it a primary offense for drivers and passengers under age 18 not to wear a seat belt and puts limits on the number of minor passengers in a car driven by a junior driver.
Criminal charges have been unsealed against the driver of a doubledecker Megabus that rammed a bridge in New York state last September, killing four people.
Pennsylvania lawmakers have bickered for years over distracted driving legislation. Now, police profiling has emerged as an issue in the ongoing debate.