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Quick-responding motorists on a Los Angeles-area freeway managed to avoid colliding with a wrong-way driver during rush-hour traffic on July 12. The California Highway Patrol eventually stopped and arrested the driver. Video courtesy of CBS LA Channel 2 News. For tips on guarding against wrong-way drivers, click here.

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Calif. Distracted Driving Law Often Ignored

California Highway Patrol officers are having no problem catching violators of the state's stricter handheld phone ban, which took effect Jan. 1. Offenders are still blaming navigation applications, but that excuse has no merit since phones must be mounted on the dashboard or windshield during navigation use. Video courtesy of KABC/ABC7 News.

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.

Drivers Often Ignore Calif. Cell Phone Law

SACRAMENTO, CA - Although California's hands-free cell phone law went into effect two years ago, statistics indicate far too many motorists are still not dialed-in to the rules, according to the California Highway Patrol (CHP).