Distracted Driving

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AAA Study: ‘Public Safety Crisis’ Ahead Due To Distracted Driving

A study showed that listening to the radio provides little risk while using voice-activated commands can provide a high risk while behind the wheel.

10/07/2014

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Police Cracking Down On DUI, Distracted Driving On Labor Day Weekend

This weekend, state and local police will increases patrols and sobriety checkpoints to help prevent fatal car crashes.

08/28/2014

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‘Keep Calm And Drive On’ Among MassDOT Highway Saftey Sign Contest Winners

The other winners were “Make yah Ma proud, wear yah seatbelt,” to encourage belt use and “Put down the phone! Your LOLs and OMGs can wait,” to fight distracted driving.

08/14/2014

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MassDOT Contest Asks Drivers To Send A Message On Bad Behavior Behind Wheel

Drivers are invited to join MassDOT’s #DOTSPEAK contest to submit the best messages to combat road rage, distracted driving and encourage seatbelt use.

06/23/2014

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NH Lawmakers Driven To Curb Distracted Driving

Several New Hampshire legislative proposals to cut down on distracted driving — from bans on electronic devices to outlawing applying makeup or reading a newspaper while behind the wheel — received universal support during a nearly two-hour committee hearing Tuesday.

01/14/2014

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New Highway E-Signs Tell Drivers To Remove Headphones

Take off your headphones off while you’re driving, that’s the message on new electronic billboards now along state roadways.

09/12/2013

Scene of fatal crash on Rt 16 in Mendon

Police: Teen Driver May Have Been Distracted Before Fatal Mendon Crash

A 56-year-old man was on the side of Route 16 when a teen driver slammed into him according to police.

06/12/2013

A mother driving her children in a minivan

How Kids Make Driving More Dangerous

Four parents agreed to have cameras mounted in their cars to see just how much of their driving time is distracted by their kids.

06/06/2013

Distracted Teen Drivers

‘Distractology 101′ Class Teaches Students Dangers Of Distracted Driving

There is a new class being offered at Newton South High School, conducted in what looks like a yellow Winnebago with the words ‘Distractology 101′ on the side.

02/26/2013

State Police from the area warned drivers they will be out in force this holiday season. (Credit: WBZ NewsRadio 1030's Karen Twomey)

State Police To Keep Eye Out For ‘Problem Drivers’ During Holidays

Statistically, the Thanksgiving weekend marks the beginning of the deadliest time of year for fatal crashes on the region’s roadways.

11/19/2012

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