Cell Phone Use

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October 24, 2014

Distracted Driving Focus Should Include More Than Cell-Phone Use

The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety and Virginia Tech released new research examining crash risks associated with driver cell phone use and the relationship to other distracting behaviors. Some study conclusions have generated controversy.

September 16, 2014

Survey Ranks the States with the Rudest Drivers

A survey asking drivers to rank the states with the rudest drivers found that the worst offenders were from Idaho.

August 26, 2014

HDT Fact Book: Safety

May 9, 2014

Study: Distracted Driving a Growing Problem Along Part of I-95

A new report shows distracted driving is a growing problem along a section of one of America’s most heavily travelled routes.

January 6, 2014

Commentary: Why I Changed My Mind About Cell Phone Bans

I hate rules, but there’s one I like, namely the ban on cell-phone use while driving. It’s a long way from universal state to state, but New York has just gotten very tough indeed on truck-driver use of cellular tools, and that’s fine by me.

February 1, 2008

Getting 'Em Back On The Road - Fast

Used to be, when a driver's rig stopped dead in its tracks, that driver was in for some serious downtime. He had to put out the cones, lock up the cab, then walk or hitch a ride to the nearest pay phone.Then, seemingly overnight, the cell phone arrived, an invention that could turn a daylong nightmare into a few hours of inconvenience.

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