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The 50 Most Insane Driving Laws Around The World

Posted 12.16.2013 | Travel

There are some wackadoo laws out there for drivers. Who better to make a list of the 50 most bizarre than an international freight shipping company li...

As Smartphones Spread, So Do Laws To Keep Drivers' Hands Off Them

stateline | Daniel C. Vock | Posted 07.18.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...

Caught in the Red Lightmare

Gini Graham Scott | Posted 04.10.2013 | San Francisco
Gini Graham Scott

Have you ever gotten a ticket because a webcam snapped you going through a red light? Do you know anyone who experienced this?

Distracted Driving

Julius Genachowski | Posted 02.12.2012 | Technology
Julius Genachowski

When RIM's network went down recently in the UAE, a country with high BlackBerry usage, the number of traffic accidents plummeted -- down 20 percent in Dubai, and 40 percent in Abu Dhabi. Coincidence?

Rick Perry Is Putting My Daughter in Danger

Pamela Kripke | Posted 08.30.2011 | Women
Pamela Kripke

Late last week, Perry vetoed a measure passed in the state legislature that would make it illegal to send and read text messages while driving. He said that the bill "micro-managed" people's behavior.

Pro-Pedestrian Law Passes Illinois Senate, Heads To Quinn’s Desk

The Expired Meter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

Drivers, get ready to stop--a lot. A bill which makes a dramatic change in how motorists drive and interact with their pedestrian counterparts, is ...

Jennifer Smith, Mother Killed By Driver On Cell Phone, Sues Both Wireless And Phone Provider

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Jennifer Smith's 61-year-old mother was killed last year in Oklahoma City by a driver talking on a cell phone. Now, the New York Times reports Smith ...


Robert Jay Stahl | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Robert Jay Stahl

Why do 41,000 to 45,000 human beings die on our roads every year, and yet our country is not up in arms?