Distracted Driving

Takeaways from Tallahassee — Unintended consequences

There is overwhelming bipartisan support behind the texting-while-driving restrictions that Gov. Ron DeSantis signed into law Friday. But the new law … Read More

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DeSantis signs bill to toughen texting while driving law

SARASOTA — The long campaign to put Florida in line with 43 other states that allow law officers to ticket drivers solely for texting culminated Friday at … Read More

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Demonstration shows dangers of drinking and driving

Demonstration shows dangers of drinking and driving …. DUI but there are so many things that distract children and youth such as texting and driving. Read More

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New York State Senate introduces bill to make texting while walking illegal and will issue $250 …

Most traffic fatalities nationwide involve some kind of driver. It's victim-blaming in disguise,' he stated. Scott Hechinger, a Brooklyn-based public … Read More

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BEACON HILL ROLL CALL: Bill prohibiting hand-held cellphones while driving approved

“The real culprit in distracted driving is texting, which was already banned in 2010 but are still at staggeringly high levels. This bill doesn't solve the … Read More

Distracted Driving

Sheriff Urges Motorists To Pay Attention to Road

The Franklin County Sheriff's Office is aggressively educating the public about the dangers of distracted driving as the number of fatal crashes climbs. Read More

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Holly Springs Police crackdown set for Memorial Day weekend

Enforcement and education efforts will focus on distracted driving and seat belt usage. Georgia law states that drivers are to wear their seat belts and … Read More

Distracted Driving

BEACON HILL ROLL CALL: Bill prohibiting hand-held cellphones while driving approved

“The real culprit in distracted driving is texting, which was already banned in 2010 but are still at staggeringly high levels. This bill doesn't solve the … Read More

Distracted Driving

In wake of fatal wreck, Billings Skyview students learn perils of drunken, distracted driving

According to the 2017 Montana Youth Risk Behavior Survey, 54% of students who drove a car in the past 30 days texted or emailed while driving. Read More

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Police in Iowa town say they pulled over 73 distracted drivers in 5 hours

CLIVE, Iowa – Texting while driving is illegal in Iowa, and police in a Des Moines suburb showed they were serious about it during a Friday crackdown, … Read More