Distracted Driving

Survey: Motorists Doing More Than Texting While DrivingA new survey finds motorists are checking social media, surfing the web and video chatting while behind the wheel.
Roman Catholic H.S. Students Get Eye-Opening Lesson on Dangers of Distracted Driving"We've been telling students to just either silence their phones, turn it off, or give it to the person in the car with you," one student leader advises.
Study: Women And Young Adults More Likely To Use Their Cell Phones While DrivingWhat’s more, the study claims texting while driving actually increased 2 percent from 2011 to 2013.
Study: Distracted Driving Among Teens At All-time HighThe study also revealed that while most teens understand the risks of texting while driving, they are less aware of other distractions, like eating and drinking in the car.
New Safe Driving Program for Philadelphia Schools Gets Thumbs-Up From StudentsThe production is called Cinema Drive. It uses 3D video and interactive questions to teach teens the dangers they will face behind the wheel.
Think Using That Hands Free System In The Car Is Safe? Think Again.A big cause of that distraction, according to research from the AAA foundation for traffic safety, is imperfect voice recognition systems.
Montgomery County Wants Drivers To Put Down Those PhonesThe Montgomery County Health Department today kicked off a yearlong campaign to cut down on distracted driving.
OMG: Adults Far More Likely Than Teens To Use Phones, Text While Driving The report, done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, reveals that adult drivers are by far the likeliest age group to admit to using their phone while driving.
In Radnor, Students Get Sobering Reminders About Distracted DrivingStudents at Radnor High School returned from their Thanksgiving break to find a mangled vehicle outside the school’s main entrance.
NJ Court Rules on Liability When Sending Texts to Drivers"It’s a stern warning to those who know that the person they’re texting may be distracted from driving," notes Rick DeMichele, an attorney in Haddon Heights, NJ.
New Jersey Law Toughens Penalties For Texting, Talking While DrivingNew Jersey is stiffening the penalties for motorists who use handheld cellphones to talk or text.
Pa. State Troopers On Lookout For Distracted DriversPennsylvania State Police are warning motorists to drive carefully this week.

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