Car companies say consumers will find other ways to use technologies if they can’t use built-in devices.
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.
High school students in Detroit have opportunity to win a $25K college scholarship by creating a life-saving message for their peers.
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.
Police in Troy say a driver refused an officer’s request to get off his cell phone… and now he’s lost his car.
Over the past five years, road fatalities in the United States have fallen 22 percent, thanks primarily to the poor economy and the increased prevalence of air bags, according to University of Michigan researchers. “A […]
Troy officials are putting the brakes on issuing tickets to distracted drivers until 2011. But motorists still will be cited if their bad driving is caused by activities that include texting, eating, grooming and interacting […]
A distracted driver ordinance in the city of Troy will soon take full effect, with police issuing tickets starting October 1st.
The U.S. Transportation secretary scolding the auto industry today for not doing enough to prevent distracted driving. Speaking as his second annual “Distracted Driving Summit”, Transportation Secretary Ray Lahood noted that automakers were adding in-vehicle […]
Metro Detroit parents and teens took a pledge Wednesday to limit or eliminate distractions from their cars at Allstate Insurance Company’s Family Driving Challenge. The event, held in a parking lot at Wayne State University’s […]