Distracted Driving

Humboldt Broncos bus crash: Semi driver Jaskirat Sidhu sentenced to eight years in prison

Sidhu, 30, pleaded guilty in January to 16 counts of dangerous driving … needs to send a strong message about the dangers of distracted driving. Read More

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Morning Break: ‘Snapchat Dysmorphia’; Snoring Life Away; A Fertility First

Note that some links may require subscriptions. Emergency room visits related to car crashes declined in states with laws banning texting while driving … Read More

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It’s getting more dangerous to walk in America

More cars are on the road, with vehicle miles driven rebounding after a big drop during the recession. More people are texting while driving, which … Read More

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Daily on Healthcare: Chief Justice John Roberts flipped on Obamacare Medicaid expansion

TEXTING–WHILE–DRIVING BANS LEAD TO FEWER ER VISITS: STUDY: In a study conducted of 16 states, those with blanket bans on texting while … Read More

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Daily on Healthcare: Chief Justice John Roberts flipped on Obamacare Medicaid expansion

TEXTING-WHILE–DRIVING BANS LEAD TO FEWER ER VISITS: STUDY: In a study conducted of 16 states, those with blanket bans on texting while … Read More

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Axios Autonomous Vehicles

Self-driving test vehicles can't possibly log enough real-world miles to …. to combat drunk and distracted driving (Andrew J. Hawkins — The Verge). Read More

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Volvo In-Car Camera Aims to Cut DUI Driving, Distraction in 2020s

Volvo will put a nanny camera in its next generation of cars to keep you and others alive if you're drunk, distracted, fall asleep, or have an unexpected … Read More

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Car crash ER visits fell in states that ban texting while driving, study says

(CNN) States with bans on texting while driving saw an average 4% reduction in emergency department visits after motor vehicle crashes, … Read More

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More than 1500 distracted driving charges laid over the March break

So far this year, the OPP has laid over 2,000 distracted driving charges. … Drivers caught talking on their phones, texting, dialing or emailing using a … Read More

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Ban On Texting While Driving Reduces ER Visits From Car Crashes, Study Finds

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) – A ban on texting while driving apparently works. A new study shows emergency room visits for car crashes fell in states with … Read More