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September 7, 2016

Simulating Distracted Driving Risks

Distracted driving simulators can dramatically – yet safely -- demonstrate the dangers of driving distracted. The Lincoln County Sheriff’s Department in Tennessee recently purchased such a simulator, and plans to use it as an educational tool at county fairs, schools, churches, and other public gatherings to help combat distracted driving. Video courtesy of WHNT 19.

September 7, 2016

Video: Mich. Driver Handheld Phone Ban Proposed

If passed into law, the ban would carry a $250 penalty for first-time offenders.

September 7, 2016

Mich. Weighs Handheld Phone Ban

New state legislation in Michigan seeks to curb distracted driving by imposing a driver handheld phone ban. Video courtesy of WDIV 4. For the full story, click here.

August 30, 2016

Putting Distractions to the Test

Reading a slip of paper, texting, changing the radio station, grabbing an item from the backseat -- these are all actions that cause distracted driving. See what happens when a Colorado Springs TV reporter tries to navigate a driving course while performing such tasks. Video courtesy of KKTV 11.

August 25, 2016

Pa. Distracted Driving Law Faulted

The driver texting ban in Pennsylvania has done little to curb distracted driving in the state because the law is fraught with loopholes and difficult to enforce, according to police officers. Video courtesy of WHTM/

August 11, 2016

AAA Hosts Texas Distracted Driving Summit

AAA and other safety advocates in Texas, pushing for a statewide driver texting ban, held a policy summit on the subject on Aug. 10. Video courtesy of Fox 7 in Austin.

August 11, 2016

N.J. Bill Broadens Distracted Driving Rules

Proposed legislation in New Jersey seeks to prohibit distracted driving in all its forms, including behind-the-wheel eating, drinking, reading, and grooming. Video courtesy of NJTV News.

August 2, 2016

Top Five Driving Distractions

Here are the top 5 driving distractions, according to research from State Farm. Video by CNET On Cars via the Beck's Luxury Cars Channel on YouTube.

August 2, 2016

The Tragic Lure of a Text Ding

When Laura Mauer needed to text a client, she pulled off the road near Brooklyn, Iowa, to do so. When the client sent a text response a few moments later, after Mauer had resumed driving, she initially ignored the audible alerts -- but ultimately opted to take a peek at the message. It's a decision she'll always regret. Video courtesy of CNN.

August 1, 2016

Charting Fleet Accidents by the Numbers

While fleets are seeing some improvements in their crash and accident statistics, aided by better training and vehicle safety technology, there is still more they can do to not just be a number.

June 28, 2016

Younger Drivers Still Use Cell Phones When Drowsy

Recent research from Rutgers University found that one in six drivers ages 18 to 25 admitted to using a phone while driving drowsy.

June 27, 2016

We Can End Impaired Driving

This public service announcement drives home a simple message: We all have the power to help end impaired driving in all its forms. For the full fleet safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility via YouTube.

June 23, 2016

Video: Distracted Driving in Calif. Climbing

A new study from the California Office of Traffic Safety found that at least 12.8% of California drivers were observed using a mobile device during the day.

June 23, 2016

Calif. Sees Distracted Driving Spike

A new report from the California Office of Traffic Safety raises concerns about the increase in drivers using electronic mobile devices behind the wheel. Video courtesy of ABC 23. For the full story, click here.

June 20, 2016

AT&T Simulates Distracted Driving

AT&T brought a virtual-reality simulator to the Michigan State Capitol in Lansing on June 15, allowing visitors to experience first-hand what it's like to text and drive -- and how that compromises safety. Video courtesy of Fox 47 News.

May 24, 2016

Fla. Distracted Driving Crashes Rise

This 10News/ video reports on the alarming spike in crashes tied to distracted driving in Florida.

May 24, 2016

Hands-Free Isn't Risk-Free

This video from the National Safety Council warns drivers about the risks associated with the use of voice-activated infotainment systems while driving.

May 16, 2016

How to Prevent Rear-End Collisions

Rear-end collisions are becoming more common, especially now, with the rise of the mobile office and more distracted driving. No matter the vehicle type, fleet drivers have to remain vigilant and take the necessary precautions.

May 12, 2016

Protective ‘Sixth Sense’ Abandons Drivers While Texting

Researchers at the University of Houston and Texas A&M study and compare the driving performances of volunteers in different distraction-laden scenarios.

April 28, 2016

Lawsuit Alleges Snapchat Tempts Speeding

This CBS News video reports on a lawsuit filed by a crash victim, alleging that Snapchat's speed overlay filter tempts users to speed and drive recklessly. 

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