Texting While Driving
Nearly four in 10 use social media, nearly 20 percent snap photos and some even video chat on their smartphones while driving, according to a study commissioned by AT&T. The wireless company described the findings as “unsettling.”
A handful of billboards have popped up across the Bay Area, getting quite a few glances. They show distracted drivers caught in the act, using their cellphones behind the wheel.
The California Highway Patrol and law enforcement agencies throughout the state on Monday are kicking off a month-long crackdown on drivers who text or talk on the phone while behind the wheel.
April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. The CHP along with the NHTSA are hoping to educated drivers on the dangers of texting or talking on the phone behind the wheel.
The city of San Jose is urging residents to commit to safe driving practices by putting down their cellphones and other electronic devices while on the road…
California drivers will be allowed to text when they’re behind the wheel of a car, as long as they’re using a hands-free device, and with some restrictions.
KCBS and CBS 5’s Mike Sugerman had to learn the hard way about the dangers of distracted driving. Luckily, no one was hurt.
It’s an alarming statistic given by Kathy Berstein of the National Safety Council: teen crashes are the number one killer of kids; more than disease, suicide and homicide.
A Rohnert Park woman was sentenced in the killing of a 2-year-old girl in a crosswalk as she drove while texting in her car in December.
Apple’s new voice-activated assistant is all the rage on the newest iPhone. But police warn using Siri behind the wheel could get drivers busted.