SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) – California drivers would face tougher consequences for chatting and texting on their cellphones while driving under a bill that passed the California Assembly. Lawmakers voted 66-10 Thursday to approve AB1646 by […]
As part of April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month campaign, the Los Angeles Police Department (LAPD) will be joining with over 200 other local law enforcement agencies and the California Highway Patrol in a month long […]
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – Today marks the start of “Drowsy Driving Prevention Week,” during which the California Highway Patrol and other state agencies will remind motorists to stay alert while driving. The annual campaign provides […]
PASADENA (CNS) – Pasadena police plan a crackdown today on drivers who text or operate hand-held cellphones behind the wheel, department officials said. “We all know that talking on our cellphones while driving is distracting, […]
WASHINGTON (AP) — Traffic fatalities rose 5 percent last year, according to an analysis of preliminary state data, reversing a seven-year decline in which the number of annual traffic deaths reached their lowest level in more than six decades.
LOS ANGELES (CNS) – The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors proclaimed today “It Can Wait — No Texting While Driving Day” to remind motorists, and teens in particular, that those who text behind the […]
(AP) – Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is stepping up efforts to fight distracted driving and is pressuring states to ban texting and hand-held cellphone use by drivers. LaHood calls the problem “a national epidemic,” saying […]
Think you can get away with talking on your cell phone while driving? Think again. The California Highway Patrol says about 30,000 people across the state are facing fines after being ticketed for using cell […]