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distracted driving


Study: Parents Influence Teens When It Comes To Distracted Driving

Researchers say if teens see their parents distracted behind the wheel, they’re modeling risky behavior.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/27/2012


Teens Learn Dangers Of Texting While Driving

Teens will be taught first-hand the dangers of distractions behind the wheel at a special event today at Comerica Park.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2012

“The Ford Sync system is awesome.”

Ford Developing Systems To Help Drivers Manage Stressful Situations

With today’s ever-increasing concern about driver distraction, engineers in the Ford Research and Innovation labs are developing ways to help the driver stay focused in busy situations by intelligently managing incoming communications.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/27/2012

4 Hurt, Child Critical In Suspected Distracted Driving Crash

Two young sisters, a mother and grandmother are hospitalized following an accident Monday night on I-96 near Levan Road in Livonia.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/22/2012


Are Cell Phones Only Distracting To “The Other Driver?”

Michigan drivers appear to believe that talking on a cell phone while driving is dangerous for everybody else.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

Survey Shows Half Of Michiganders Talk On Cell While Driving

A new study shows that many drivers believe it’s important for other drivers to hang up their cell phones behind the wheel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2012

Distracted Driving The Focus Of NHTSA Public Hearing

Car companies say consumers will find other ways to use technologies if they can’t use built-in devices.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/13/2012


Morpace: Consumers Don’t Support Federal Ban On Hands-Free Devices While Driving

Despite concerns over distracted drivers on American roads, a majority of consumers in the United States do not feel there should be a ban on the use of hands-free communications devices while driving, according to the December 2011 Morpace Omnibus.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/17/2012

Contest Invites Students To Speak Up Against Distracted Driving

High school students in Detroit have opportunity to win a $25K college scholarship by creating a life-saving message for their peers.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/27/2011

General Motors' EN-V self-driving cars, intended for urban markets.

UM-Dearborn Conference: Self-Driving Cars Coming Soon

When it comes to distracted driving, it turns out driving is the real distraction. So why not remove the driver from the automotive equation? That day, when cars drive themselves, is closer than you may think, according to speakers at the WAVE (Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments) conference, held Wednesday at the University of Michigan-Dearborn.





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