legislation

Texting & Driving: A Look at the Laws & Bills that Plan to Amp up Punishments in 2015

Guest Post by: Dixie Somers The increase in serious and fatal injuries caused by distracted drivers prompted an upsurge of new legislation in many states in the U.S. These bills and laws are targeted at criminalizing texting and driving, in an effort to prevent it. The legislation ranges from statewide…

Don’t Know What to Do About Distracted Driving? SAY SOMETHING!!

Teams of researchers, university professors, scientists, educators, government agencies, private sectors companies & start-ups are all looking for THE solution to distracted driving. Countless Apps have been, and continue to be, brought to market to block distracting texts & calls; there are pledges to allow people to publicly take a stand. There…

Canada & USA – Not So Different When it Comes to Distracted Driving

Distracted driving is not merely a national problem, not for Canada and not for the United States of America. It doesn’t stop or start at the 49th parallel. The issue is not limited to age, race, religion, culture or language. Where there are vehicles on the road, there are bound…

House Bill 141 – Texting Doesn’t = Distraction

In an astomishing move, Idaho Rep. Marv Hagendorn (R-Meridian) believes it only sounds impossible to “keep both eyes on the road and text at the same time.” While I can somewhat applaud his creative efforts to revive their previously killed texting ban during last year’s legislative session, this approach defies…

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