Distracted Driving

Spieth Supports AT&T's 'It Can Wait' CampaignNine months after Jordan Spieth signed an endorsement deal with AT&T, he is starring in his first TV commercial with the company. Only he won't be pitching a product.
State House OKs Ban On Texting While DrivingA statewide ban on texting while driving gained preliminary approval in the Texas House on Wednesday, advancing a plan that four years ago fell victim to a gubernatorial veto.
Study: Distracted Driving Accounts For Nearly 6 In 10 Teen CrashesA recent study conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety has found significant evidence that distracted driving is a much more serious problem than previously known.
Denton's Distracted Driving Ban BeginsIf you are caught texting while behind the wheel of a vehicle in Denton, be prepared to pay a fine. The city's ban starts Monday.
Cut Gas Line Blamed On Texting DriverAccording to police in Fort Worth, a driver who was texting early Wednesday morning lost control of their vehicle, jumped over a curb and ran over a gas line.
People Text & Drive Knowing The DangersIn a new survey, 98 percent of motorists said that they were aware of the dangers of texting while driving, yet three-quarters of them admitted to doing it anyway.
Distracted Driving & Don't Mess With TexasA distracted driving campaign joins the popular 'Don't Mess With Texas' campaign in an effort to keep the state's roadways clean and safe.
TxDOT Takes Aim At Distracted DrivingIf you talk or text on your phone while behind the wheel of a vehicle, you will crash. That is the message from TxDOT, as they begin a campaign that will hopefully save lives.
Farmers Branch Passes Distracted Driving OrdinanceFarmers Branch has taken a step toward curbing distracted driving. Council members on Tuesday approved an ordinance that prohibits text communication while behind the wheel.
Ford Tour Shows Distracted Driving DangersText messaging, taking selfies, fixing makeup -- there is a long list of things that people should not be doing while driving, and a special program is showing exactly how dangerous these activities can be.
Driving Simulator Shows Why 'It Can Wait'AT&T has been spearheading a campaign to tell drivers that "it can wait" when it comes to texting behind the wheel. A driving simulator is showing the importance of that message.
Review: States Stepping Up Fight Against Distracted DrivingWhile no U.S. state fully bans cell phone use while driving, a new report finds that many states are stepping up their efforts to fight distracted driving.