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Distraction While Driving

Distraction While Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, making it the ideal time to remind your drivers of the dangers of distracted driving as well as tips on how to avoid it.

April 25, 2019

Coping with Cognitive Distraction

Coping with Cognitive Distraction

At some point every driver will experience moments of tunnel vision — a sort of mental "checking out," where they are no longer fully focused on the task at hand. Experts call this cognitive distraction.

September 21, 2018

Distracted Driving Victims Turned Safety Advocates

Distracted Driving Victims Turned Safety Advocates

A former EMT and her daughter, both victims of a distracted-driving crash, are now safety advocates committed to preventing the problem and supporting other victims. They hope they can convince Pennsylvania legislators to raise distracted driving fines and ban handheld devices while driving. Video courtesy of Fox56 News.

January 30, 2018

Utah's Anti-Distracted Driving Campaign

Utah's Anti-Distracted Driving Campaign

The Utah Department of Transportation released new statistics on 2017 road deaths and launched a new plan to crack down on distracted driving. Video courtesy of News4Utah/Good4Utah.com.

January 24, 2018

Buckle Up, Phone Down

Buckle Up, Phone Down

A young man shares the story of how a momentary driving distraction -- answering his cell phone -- changed his life forever. Video courtesy of the Missouri Department of Transportation via YouTube.

January 18, 2018

How Audi Safety Code Works

How Audi Safety Code Works

Audi has developed computer code designed to curb web browsing while driving. Video via YouTube. For the full story, click here. 

January 17, 2018

Chicago Weighs Police Use of 'Textalyzers'

Chicago Weighs Police Use of 'Textalyzers'

The City of Chicago is exploring whether local police should begin using so-called textalyzers -- devices that can quickly determine whether a driver's cell phone has just been used to text. But the American Civil Liberties Union of Illinois argues such use of this technology would violate the civil rights of drivers. Video courtesy of CBS Philly.

January 17, 2018

Rocket Launch Distracts Freeway Drivers

Rocket Launch Distracts Freeway Drivers

The launch of SpaceX's Falcon 9 from Vandenberg Air Force Base on Dec. 22 provided a special light show for Californians -- and also distracted freeway drivers who couldn't resist turning their eyes skyward and off the road. This dashcam footage was shot on the 10 Freeway in Banning, Calif. Video via YouTube.

January 1, 2018

New Tools to Fight Distracted Driving
Distracted Driving in Work Zones

Distracted Driving in Work Zones

When drivers are distracted while approaching a highway construction zone, the results can be deadly. Illinois State Police Trooper Calvin Dye Jr. explains what happened Dec. 15 when a truck driver traveling on I-55 took his eyes off the road to reach for his cup of tea. Video courtesy of the Belleville News-Democrat (BND.com). For tips on driving through work zones, click here.

December 27, 2017

S.C. Weighs New Distracted Driving Rules

S.C. Weighs New Distracted Driving Rules

A South Carolina state representative is proposing legislation that would prohibit handheld phone use while driving and raise the fine for texting while driving from $25 to $100 for a first offense. Video courtesy of Gray Television Group, Inc., WRDW. 

December 25, 2017

Are Distracted Driving Laws Working?

Are Distracted Driving Laws Working?

A TV news team explores whether state legislation has helped curb distracted driving in West Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky. Video courtesy of WSAZ News Channel 3.

November 10, 2017

Distracted Driving Frustrating N.D. Law Enforcement

Distracted Driving Frustrating N.D. Law Enforcement

North Dakota State Patrol officers continue to be frustrated by the persistent problem of distracted driving, despite devoting more overtime hours to enforcement efforts. Video courtesy of Valley News Live.

October 17, 2017

Tenn. Cracks Down on Distracted Driving

Tenn. Cracks Down on Distracted Driving

The Tennessee Highway Patrol is teaming with local law enforcement agencies to target the state's growing epidemic of distracted driving. A THP bus is key to their efforts. Video courtesy of WTVC/News Channel 9.

October 12, 2017

Oregon Gets Tougher Distracted Driving Law

Oregon Gets Tougher Distracted Driving Law

A new Oregon state law banning handheld electronic devices while driving will take effect on Sunday, Oct. 1. The new law also imposes higher penalties. Video courtesy of KGW.

September 28, 2017

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