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.
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.