Drivers are invited to join MassDOT’s #DOTSPEAK contest to submit the best messages to combat road rage, distracted driving and encourage seatbelt use.
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.
Take off your headphones off while you’re driving, that’s the message on new electronic billboards now along state roadways.
A 56-year-old man was on the side of Route 16 when a teen driver slammed into him according to police.
Four parents agreed to have cameras mounted in their cars to see just how much of their driving time is distracted by their kids.
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.
Statistically, the Thanksgiving weekend marks the beginning of the deadliest time of year for fatal crashes on the region’s roadways.
The New Hampshire Supreme Court will decide for the first time whether talking on a cellphone while driving, although legal here, can justify a conviction for criminally negligent homicide.
Distracted driving is a problem for drivers of all ages, but it is particularly hazardous for teenagers.
Texting while driving increased 50 percent last year despite a rush by states to ban the practice.