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Rising Trend In Highway Death Rates Reversing

Aug 18 2017 Idaho and Washington among states that see small decline this year. - Reversing a trend of sharply increasing motor vehicle deaths in 2015 and 2016, the first half of 2017 is down 1% from... more

Washington Updates Distracted Driving Law

Jul 24 2017 Violations are now reported to your insurance company. - Washington state has defined its Distracted Driving law that just took effect on July 23, 2017. These changes include: No Hand-... more

Law Enforcement Crackdown on Texting & Driving

Mar 27 2015 From April 10 to 15, 2015, law enforcement personnel will be using a combination of traditional and innovative strategies to crack down on motorists who text while driving. This effort is a... more

Is Hands-Free Cell Use Safer?

Apr 21 2014 Is hands-free cell phone use safer when driving than hand-held? That's the question the National Safety Council asked in a public opinion poil. The new findings indicate 80 percent of... more

Distracted Driving - Employer Issues

Apr 23 2013 From small business delivery to large transportation fleets, distracted driving issues are a major liability to employers. Due to high profile crashes, large jury verdicts against employers,... more

Cell Phone Related Fatalities Down 47% In CA

Mar 7 2012 Traffic deaths due to hand-held cell phone use by drivers have dropped 47% since California enacted a ban in July, 2008. The analysis, conducted by the Safe Transportation Research and... more

Distracted Driving Not Just Cell Phones

Dec 19 2011 "Cell phone usage is only one of many bad habits that are distracting American drivers," said Robert Passmore, senior director of personal lines for Property Casualty Insurers Association... more

Driver Cell Phone Ban Urged

Dec 13 2011 A ban on driver use of cell phones is urged by National Transportation Safety Board. The safety recommendation specifically calls for the 50 states and the District of Columbia to ban the... more


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