ICYMI: Three big stories metro Atlantans checked out this week

Distracted Driving

The measure prohibits motorists from handling their cellphones and other electronic devices while driving. When it takes effect July 1, it will be the most significant change in driving rules since lawmakers banned texting while driving in 2010. … Distracted driving bill: Signed in emotional ceremony.

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Sleep-deprived best man killed groom-to-be when he smashed into parked lorry after working 47 …

Traffic safety foreman Stephen Robinson, 33, was driving home after work with pal and colleague Alex Dixon, 34, when he mistook green cats eyes … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

Distracted Driving
Sleep deprived driver worked 19-hour shift when he crashed into HGV and killed friend

A driver who worked a double 19 hour shift before he ploughed into a parked HGV, killing his colleague and friend, has been jailed for nine months. Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn

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Footage shows how many drivers use their phones on the road

The ads include real-life footage captured as part of the recent 'Drive … "Texting while driving is especially dangerous as it provides a physical and … Read More Share this NewFacebookTwitterGoogle+LinkedIn