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Cell Phone Driving

Defensive Driving Without Leaving the House

Maureen Anderson | Posted 02.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Maureen Anderson

What will it have mattered, that three people made the decision not to be on the other end of the line with a driver on a cell phone? Like so much in life, we'll probably never know. But like so much else in life, movements only become movements when one person steps up.

Kevin Short

'Like Taking Candy From a Baby': NY State Troopers Crack Down on Cell Phones

HuffingtonPost.com | Kevin Short | Posted 07.23.2013 | Technology

Coasting down the tree-lined Sprain Brook Parkway outside New York City, State Trooper Imani Kirkland scans his eyes from driver to driver, on the pro...

CRACKDOWN: Are You Still Driving With Your Cell Phone?

The Marin Independent Journal, Novato, Calif. | Gary Klien | Posted 06.18.2013 | San Francisco

San Rafael police cited 254 drivers for illegal cell phone use during the first 16 days of April, also known as Distracted Driving Awareness Month. E...

If You Use Your Cell Phone While Driving, Read This

The Huffington Post | Kathleen Miles | Posted 05.10.2012 | Los Angeles

The number of California youth using a cell phone behind the wheel has doubled, according to an alarming study by the California Office of Traffic Saf...

What DIstracts You Most While Driving? (POLL)

The Huffington Post | Marissa Piazzola | Posted 03.26.2012 | Teen

Car accidents remain the leading cause of death for teenagers, and a new study offers insight into the top factors causing distraction for teens on th...

UC Berkeley Study Uncovers Results Of CA Car Phone Ban

AP | By DON THOMPSON | Posted 05.06.2012 | San Francisco

SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- California's nearly four-year-old ban on drivers using handheld cellphones is saving lives, according to a University of Califor...

Transportation Department Wants Automakers To Limit Distracting Tech Features

Reuters | John Crawley | Posted 04.17.2012 | Technology

By John Crawley WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Obama administration wants limits on vehicle features that allow drivers to text and make ce...

WATCH: The Most Reckless Bus Driver Ever?

Posted 07.15.2011 | World

Driving while on the phone is a dangerous practice, and many states in the U.S. have banned talking or texting behind the wheel. But this bus driver i...

Bans On Texting While Driving Gain Support

Bianca Bosker | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

'No texting' is the new 'no smoking.' Obama, carmakers, state governments, and citizens have rallied in support of legislation that would ban drivers...

Pictures of Minors Driving 60 mph and Texting? What is the NYT Thinking?

Blake Fleetwood | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Blake Fleetwood

Could the Times possibly have assigned the photographer to take a picture of minors engaging in what seems like incredibly risky behavior?