Latest Mobile phones and driving safety Stories

2010-01-28 23:01:00

New Findings Support Need For Total Ban ITASCA, Ill., Jan. 29 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council applauds the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety for its continued efforts to understand cell phone use and crash risk.

2010-01-27 05:55:00

The Department of Transportation said Tuesday that truck and bus drivers will be prohibited from using their mobile phones to communicate via text messages while operating commercial vehicles.

2010-01-26 09:35:00

Appeal is part of AAA's national campaign to pass laws against texting while driving in all 50 states WASHINGTON, Jan.

2010-01-12 14:00:00

WASHINGTON, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council announced today that it estimates at least 28% of all traffic crashes -- or at least 1.6 million crashes each year -- are caused by drivers using cell phones and texting.

2010-01-11 15:11:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Jan. 11 /PRNewswire/ -- Talking and texting on cell phones are the most frequently talked about concerns involving accidents and distracted driving, with texting now taking the lead over concerns about drivers who talk on their cell phones while operating a vehicle.

2010-01-04 10:27:00

72% of Survey Respondents Say Current and Upcoming Texting While Driving Bans by States Will Not Alter Their Use of a Cell Phone While Driving According to Cellcontrol BATON ROUGE, La., Jan.

2009-12-22 13:45:00

A new study released this week shows that text-messaging drivers are six times more likely to get into an accident than drivers who do not text.

2009-12-14 03:30:00

RICHMOND, Va., Dec. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Motorists are being forced to be more responsible behind the wheel and with good reason.

2009-12-11 09:35:00

The majority of US teenagers are ignoring the numerous no texting while driving laws that are set into place in many states.

2009-11-19 04:20:00

EAGAN, Minn., Nov. 19 /PRNewswire/ -- Nine out of ten drivers say they have engaged in distracting and potentially dangerous activities while driving, according to a new national survey by FindLaw.com (http://www.findlaw.com), the most popular legal information Web site.

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