The research, which was conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, shows that only 44 percent of teens had obtained a driver’s license within 12 months of the minimum age for licensing in their state.
New Jersey is stiffening the penalties for motorists who use handheld cellphones to talk or text.
3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan finds that budgeting a little time before you head out could make for a much more pleasant journey.
When a 6-year-old Pennsylvania girl wanted to visit her father in another town in the middle of the night, she grabbed her mom’s car keys and drove off, eventually hitting three parked cars and a pole. Who will pay?
Motorists who can’t put down their cellphones might face tougher penalties in New Jersey.
Getting a speeding ticket is bad enough, but getting one out-of-state can pose even more problems. On Tuesday, 3 On Your Side’s Jim Donovan assists a local woman who got an unwelcome dose of southern hospitality.
Many drivers aren’t prepared for driving in the cold or snow, so 3 On Your Side Consumer Reporter Jim Donovan has advice to prepare for the next round of weather.
You park your car at a garage with a valet, who crashes it. Who pays?
Drunk driving incidents seem to spike around New Year’s Eve.
Are you planning to do a lot of traveling over the holidays? Maybe some long car trips to visit relatives? In this week’s Angie’s List, Jim Donovan explains why you should consider giving your car a check up before hitting the road.
Distracted drivers. You see them all the time. They’re on the road with a smartphone in one hand and the steering wheel in the other. It’s dangerous and there are laws against this. But not many people in Pennsylvania are getting in trouble for driving and texting. CBS 3’s I-Team reporter Ben Simmoneau hit the street to find out why.
A Virginia judge has issued an arrest warrant for former Virginia Tech and NFL player Marcus Vick, the younger brother of Eagles quarterback Mike Vick.
A new study out of a northern New Jersey university shows that drivers in the Garden State continue to disregard the speed limit and text while behind the wheel—among other bad habits.
It’s now easier for New Jersey prosecutors to obtain convictions on vehicular homicide or assault by auto charges when drivers kill or injure someone while using a cellphone.
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.