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Drivers Recognize Dangerous Behaviors, Engage Anyway

Nearly 96% of drivers believe reading a text or email on a hand-held cellphone while driving is very or extremely dangerous as compared with 79.8% who feel the same way about talking on a hand-held cellphone, according to a new AAA study.

Texas Begins Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign

In Texas, one in five crashes involve distracted driving which is among the reasons why the Texas Department of Transportation has launched "Heads Up, Texas," a campaign to discourage driver distractions, according to a KCBD report.

Fleet Safety's Focus on Policy and Technology

Fleets need to have back up from its organization to instill a profound safety culture. Having full support from the top down will initiate efforts that are aimed at improving driver safety.

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.

Florida Moves Closer to Texting Ban

After reaching an agreement with the Senate, the Florida House recently passed legislation that would make texting while driving a primary instead of a secondary offense in the state.