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Want To End Texting & Driving? Belgium Shows How It's Done (Video)

Want To End Texting & Driving? Belgium Shows How It's Done (Video)

It seems as if every other day, there's another story about distracted driving: who's guilty, who's trying to end it, and new, unexpected dangers. But of all the news, nothing gets as much attention -- or causes as big of a stir -- as texting and driving. The problem isn't limited exclusively to... read more

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YouTube's Nikkie in a distracted driving ad from Volkswagen

Distracted Driving Tip: Don't Put On Make-Up & Drive (Video)

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, so organizations around the world have ramped up efforts to remind motorists about the importance of keeping both eyes on the... read more April 17, 2012 by 


 
Tax day

Tax Day Is Deadly For Drivers: Be Careful Out There

If you're an early filer, you might've forgotten that tomorrow is tax day. That could be a deadly mistake. According to a study published in the Journal of the American... read more April 16, 2012 by  3


 
Ford Driving Skills For Life

Ford’s Driving Skills For Life Trains Teens To Become Safer Drivers

With high school proms and graduation coming up, parents are likely to relax the rules and give their teens more latitude and driving privileges. Yet the fact is that a... read more April 10, 2012 by 


 
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Idaho, West Virginia Add Tough Driver Anti-Texting Laws

It’s only fitting that during April, National Distracted Driving Awareness Month, two more states, Idaho and West Virginia, have just passed tough bans on texting while... read more April 8, 2012 by  3


 
Texting while driving

Chapel Hill, North Carolina Bans Driver Use Of Mobile Phones

While many states, counties and municipalities have laws on the books regulating the use of cell phones while driving, Chapel Hill, North Carolina has become the first city... read more March 27, 2012 by  1


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

Top Teen Driver Distraction? Electronic Devices, Says AAA Study

Parents of newly-licensed teens, take note. In the first study using in-car video footage to focus specifically on teen distracted driving, the AAA Foundation for Traffic... read more March 27, 2012 by 


 
Texting while driving, by Flickr user ericathompson

States With All Driver Texting Ban: 35 Down, 15 To Go

Come this Thursday, March 8, Pennsylvania will be the latest state with an all-driver texting ban that goes into effect. The tally so far: 35 states, plus Washington, D.C... read more March 5, 2012 by 


 
Distracted driving

Have Your Say On Distracted Driving At Three Upcoming NHTSA Public Hearings

Before any ruling goes into effect on the complex and emotional issue of distracted driving, the public still has time to provide comments. This comes in the form of three... read more March 3, 2012 by 


 
2013 Ford Fusion

AAA Highlights New Vehicle Technology Trends In 2012

As the array of new vehicle technologies continues to increase, so, too does the trend toward consumer acceptance. That’s the gist of what AAA has found in its analysis... read more March 1, 2012 by 


 
Marijuana

One In Five Teens Reports Driving Under Marijuana Influence, Study

What should serve as a wake-up call to parents of teen drivers comes in the form of a new study that shows one in five teens (19 percent) reports driving while under the... read more February 22, 2012 by 


 
Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse

Fisker, 2013 Lexus ES, Bugatti Veyron Grand Sport Vitesse: Car News Headlines

Today at High Gear Media, Honda issued a recall while GM released details regarding the 2014 Cruze Diesel. The Tesla Roadster's battery became a car meme and Murilee Martin... read more February 22, 2012 by 


 
LG Optimus LTE Android smartphone with LG Tag+

Apps, Schmaps: LG Aims To End Distracted Driving With Stickers

Mobile phones are often criticized as distractions, particularly for drivers. According to Mashable, however, handset maker LG aims to make modern life a little more focused... read more February 21, 2012 by  3


 
Distracted driving

DOT Releases “Voluntary” Guidelines For Automakers Aimed At Curbing Distracted Driving

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) today released proposed “voluntary” and “nonbinding” guidelines for automakers to encourage them to... read more February 16, 2012 by 


 
Ford SYNC

SYNC To Be Standard On All 2013 Ford Fusion, Flex Models

Drivers who just have to make or take that call and don’t currently use a hands-free system, and may be in the market for a new vehicle, could be persuaded to check out... read more February 9, 2012 by 


 
Teen Driver - Ed Cunicelli, courtesy The Children's Hospital of Philadelphia

New Studies Look At Teen Drivers And Passengers: The Other Form Of Distracted Driving

Talking on cell phones and texting may be the most widely-known examples of teen distracted driving, but two new studies just released warn of the dangers that multiple... read more January 27, 2012 by 


 
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