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Americans Want More Education on Distracted Driving

Some 89% of U.S. motorists say they need better education about the impact of distracted driving and 74% say they would pay more for a vehicle with built-in features to correct or prevent distractions on the road.

Workplace Pressures Contribute to Distracted Driving

About 12% of executives say they don't worry about the liability associated with a crash caused by a distracted driver employee, and 74% don't consider distracted driving to be of great concern, according to a new survey.

Tennessee Ranks First for Distracted Driving

A new study finds that Tennessee, Delaware, Wyoming, Texas, and Montana were the five worst states for distracted driving, and were responsible for 31% of all distracted driving fatalities from 2015 to 2017.

Top Cellphone-While-Driving Roads Identified

Roads with the highest observed cell phone use from commercial drivers in 2018 were located in the Los Angeles port complex, Tennessee's second largest city of Memphis, and Irving, Texas, according to a new study by video telematics and analytics provider Lytx.

Virginia Cellphone Driving Ban Moves Forward

With the goal of tightening an existing law prohibiting texting while driving, both houses of Virginia's General Assembly recently voted to ban the use of handheld mobile devices while operating a motor vehicle.