As Cars And Trucks Get Safer, Drivers Take More RisksAs cars and trucks become safer, with new and more advanced features, drivers use them to engage in ever more risky behavior.
AAA: Distracted Drivers Caused More Than 95,000 Crashes In Texas Last YearAAA has launched a multimedia traffic safety education campaign in an attempt to make distracted driving socially unacceptable.
Scholarship Honors Memory Of North Texas Girl Killed In Crash Caused By Distracted DriverNearly three years after Tita Shaffer, a student at Liberty Christian School in Argyle was killed in a car crash along with her mother, there is a scholarship in her name.
TxDOT: Deadly Distracted Driving Crashes Up 20 Percent In Dallas CountyDistracted driving kills an average of nine people and injures 1,000 each day, according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.
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.
Governor Abbott Signs Texting-While-Driving Ban Into LawTexas will join at least 47 other states that have similar laws when the ban takes effect Sept. 1.
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.
Investigators Collect Phone Data From Pickup Driver In CrashA federal investigator said Monday that the agency has collected cellphone records from a pickup driver who a witness said admitted to being distracted by texting before he collided with a church bus killing 13 people.
Witness Account Of Deadly Crash Highlights Dangers Of Texting While DrivingA witness says the driver of a pickup truck that collided with a church minibus in rural Texas, killing 13 people, acknowledged he had been texting while driving — highlighting the dangers of sending messages on smartphones while behind the wheel.
Witness Says Pickup Driver Said He Was Texting Before CrashJody Kuchler said he followed Jack Young's pickup for miles Wednesday while his girlfriend got video of the pickup.
Advocates Heading To Austin To Push Texting And Driving BanOn February 2, there will be a briefing in Austin with the public and lawmakers about House Bill 62, which would ban texting while driving statewide if it became law.
On Texting and Driving, North Texas Funeral Home Says "We Can Wait"A Tarrant County funeral home is using a little dark humor to remind people not to text while driving.
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.
Denton Cracks Down On Distracted DriversDenton police say if they catch you texting while driving, you won't be LOL.
Text, Drive, Get Fined In DentonStarting Monday, February 16, texting while driving in Denton will be a fine.