Are High-Tech Dashboards The New Culprit In Distracted Driving?A just-released study looks at how new in-car technology is taking our eyes off the road.
AAA: Drivers Increasingly Distracted By Dashboard TechnologyWhen most people think of distracted driving they think of smartphones, but a new study says there are other distractions in vehicles that can be just as bad.
Texans Have Some Of The Worst Driving Habits Near SchoolsChildren are especially at risk of distracted drivers near their schools and a new study found some of the most dangerous driving in the country happening around Texas campuses.
Distracted Driver Course To Become Requirement For License In TexasFew things are as dangerous as a driver staring at their phone instead of the road. That's why Texas is getting tougher on distracted drivers.
New York Eyes 'Textalyzer' To Bust Distracted DriversNew York state is set to study the use of a device known as the "textalyzer" that would allow police to determine whether a motorist involved in a serious crash was texting while driving.
Study: Texas Among Top 20 States With Most Distracted DriversAccording to a new study, distracted driving is probably worse than you think, with drivers looking at their smartphones on 88 out of 100 trips.
New Push To Get Drivers To Put Their Phones DownDistracted driving is still on the rise. This comes despite numerous warnings and even bans on texting from behind the wheel in some North Texas cities. But there is a new push to get drivers to put down their phones.
Denton Leaders Pass Hand Held Device BanThe debate over this issue has raged on for months, but a decision was finally made tonight.
NHTSA Wants Phone Makers To Lock Apps For DriversThe government wants smartphone makers to lock out most apps when the phone is being used by someone who is driving a car. The voluntary guidelines unveiled Wednesday are designed to reduce crashes caused by distracted drivers.
Denton Leaders Mull Complete Cell Phone Ban On RoadsMembers of the Denton City Council on Tuesday will decide whether or not to completely ban cell phones from the road. The city's current law already bans phones for non-talking activities.
Cell Phone Ban In School Zones Brings Out PranksterBrett Sanders likes getting behind the wheel of his pickup driving through school zones playing a game of deception with police by holding a block of wood to his ear.
Drivers Still Dialing, But Want More 'Behind The Wheel' Phone LawsA new insurance company survey says that despite drivers' continued push and support for laws restricting cellphone use while driving, they are still sometimes regularly using the devices irresponsibly.