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October 23, 2015

Driver Distractions Extend 27 Seconds Beyond Act

New research from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety concludes that drivers’ mental distractions can persist long after completing a task.

October 21, 2015

Wis. Targets Distracted Driving

Thanks to a grant from the Wisconsin Department of Transportation, a multi-jurisdictional task force is stepping up efforts to fight distracted driving in the state. Here's a report from WSAW-TV News Channel 7.

October 12, 2015

Mass. Weighs Cell Phone Legislation

State legislators in Massachusetts are considering new restrictions on driver cell phone use. Here's a report from WWLP Channel 22 News.

October 5, 2015

NAFA Toughens Distracted Driving Policy

The NAFA Fleet Management Association has adopted a policy prohibiting the use of any electronic device while driving by its employees, contractors, and volunteers, the fleet management association has announced.

September 20, 2015

Video Tip: Battling Distracted Driving

This week's safety tip features the latest video installment in AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign.

September 20, 2015

Fletcher's Drive

This video, the latest installment in AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign, tells the story of Fletcher Cleaves and how his life was forever changed when he crossed paths with a distracted driver. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

August 31, 2015

Ponzi Scheme Tied to Driver Alert Tech Firm

The Securities and Exchange Commission alleges that a Houston-area businessman deceived clients into investing in a financially troubled company specializing in safety tech aimed at preventing drowsy driving.

August 11, 2015

What's Causing the Spike in Georgia's Road Deaths?

Road fatalities in Georgia are on the rise this year, and AAA attributes the disturbing trend to distracted driving. Here's a report from WRBL News 3.

July 24, 2015

Video: Distracted Driving Crackdown Employs New Tactic

The San Bernardino Police Department in southern California finds a new way to catch more distracted drivers in the act.

July 24, 2015

A Quirky Crackdown on Driver Violations

The San Bernardino (Calif.) Police Department on July 15 conducted a crackdown on driver seat belt and cell phone violations, with officers taking a rather unconventional, tag-team approach. Here's a report from Newsy.com. For the full story, click here.

July 22, 2015

Research Raises Concerns About Visual Driver Alerts

A study at the University of Toronto concludes that driver warnings projected on the windshield run the risk of compromising the driver’s attention to the road.

July 20, 2015

Video: 7 Tips for Curbing Distracted Driving

Farmers Insurance offers seven ways drivers can help curb distractions that can compromise driving safety.

July 17, 2015

A Momentary Distraction Close to Home

This video, produced for AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign, depicts how a momentary driving distraction can tragically alter the lives of several people. For the full safety tip, click here.

July 16, 2015

More Calif. Drivers Using Cell Phones, Study Finds

Observational research shows a 39-percent increase in California motorists using a cell phone while driving, compared to last year.

July 9, 2015

Hyundai Granted Patent to Block Texting While Driving

Hyundai Motor has been granted a patent by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to restrict text messaging while the car is in motion.

June 29, 2015

Video: N.H. Hands-Free Law Takes Effect July 1

A first offense carries a $100 fine. Bluetooth or other hands-free systems are permitted.

June 27, 2015

New Hampshire Hands-Free Law Takes Effect July 1

New Hampshire State Police on June 25 held a press conference to remind the driving public that the state's new hands-free law goes into effect July 1. Here's video footage from Patch. For the full story, click here.

June 3, 2015

Shattered Dreams: Distracted Driving Changes Lives

Here's a video, produced by the Minnesota Department of Public Safety, about Andrea Boeve, who was killed by a distracted driver June 30, 2014.

May 20, 2015

Study Shows Social Media Taking a Front Seat in Cars

This report, produced by CBS Baltimore-WJZ13, summarizes new AT&T research on driver cell phone use. For the full story, click here.

May 20, 2015

Cell Phones Linked to 27 Percent of Crashes

The estimate from the National Safety Council includes crashes involving drivers who were texting or talking on handheld or hands-free cell phones.

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