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Distracted Driver Accidents | August 23, 2019

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Austin Takes a Strong Stance on Distracted Driving

November 5, 2015 | | 3 Comments

Austin, Texas has been long been known for its rich culture, outdoor appeal, and affinity for college football, but as of January 1, 2015, it became one of the state’s leaders in the fight against distracted driving. In an effort … Read More

Should Distracted Walking Become Punishable By Law?

October 5, 2015 | | 2 Comments

By 2015, the threat of distracted driving and education on the subject has made its way into the collective consciousness. A quick web search will reveal the massive amount of data circulating the internet such as this infographic on cell … Read More

Law Banning Texting While Driving in Louisiana is Hard to Enforce

August 1, 2015 |

In the United States, a fourth of all drivers admit to using their cell phones while operating a vehicle.  However, in the state of Louisiana where distracted driving has been banned for many years, police admit to only writing tickets … Read More

Truck Drivers Texting While Driving Caught on Tape

April 29, 2014 | | 6 Comments

George and Kathy Weed were killed one year ago when a truck driver who police say was texting while driving slammed his tractor-trailer into the back of the upstate New York couple’s car on a Pennsylvania highway.

“Dad was … Read More

King County Cops and Troopers Target Distracted Drivers

August 6, 2013 |

Distracted driving is against the law, nevertheless everywhere we look it seems like everyone is doing it.  Ok, maybe that’s a little of an exaggeration but think about it, how many times do you pull up to a stop sign … Read More

Texas Attempting to Ban Texting While Driving (Again)

May 20, 2013 |

By an almost 2-1 margin, the Texas House of Representatives has passed a bill banning texting while driving.

The goal of the new bill, and like all other distracted driving legislation, is to try and reduce the amount of individuals being … Read More

Almost 12,000 Distracted Driving Citations in Nevada

January 2, 2013 | | One Comment

The Nevada Highway Patrol reported that state troopers issued 11,992 traffic citations to drivers who were engaging in distracted driving cell phone behavior including talking without hands-free technology, texting, reading and all other non-voice-activated communication in 2012.

Fortunately, statistics and … Read More

California to Recieve Federal Funding to Curb Texting While Driving

November 16, 2012 |

The U.S Department of Transportation is sending Sacramento $1.5 Million to combat distracted driving across the state.

The funding is said to go specifically towards Public Service Announcements and for increased police enforcement of the use of cell phones while … Read More

Florida Remains Free of Distracted-Driving Laws

November 14, 2012 |

Students at Carrollwood Day School experienced firsthand the dangers of texting while driving. The results were what the instructors expected, with most of the students crashing the car during the video simulation. Thankfully it was only a simulation and … Read More

Officers Struggle to Enforce Texting While Driving Laws

November 12, 2012 | | One Comment

Ten taps. That is the amount officers are using to determine if a person is texting versus simply dialing a phone number. Ten taps. A number has seven, so if you screw up more than once you might be … Read More