distracted driving

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US Seeks Voluntary Limits On Car Touch Screens

The government is asking automakers to put stronger limits on drivers’ interaction with in-car touch screens in an effort to curb distracted driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/24/2013

20 Teen Driving Deaths In A Week Highlight Need For On The Road Safety

In one week alone, 20 teens were killed in five separate accidents nationwide.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/16/2013

Police Unsure If Driver Distracted In Fatal I-75 Crash

Authorities say they’re looking into whether a Michigan man who died after a crash on I-75 was distracted by his phone.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/06/2013

Snyder To Sign Cell Phone Ban For Novice Drivers

Gov. Rick Snyder is preparing to sign legislation prohibiting novice drivers from using a cell phone while behind the wheel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/08/2013


Grieving Mom Grateful For Cell Phone Legislation

Gov. Snyder says he’s “generally supportive” of what officially would be known as “Kelsey’s Law.”

WWJ Newsradio 950–12/21/2012


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

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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