texting while driving


Study: Texting While Driving Raises Crash Risk, But Talking On Phone Doesn’t

For the new study, researchers installed cameras, GPS, lane trackers and other sensors in the cars of newly licensed drivers and adults with an average of 20 years behind the wheel.

WWJ Newsradio 950–01/04/2014


AAA: Public Less Worried About Dangerous Driving

Americans are much less worried about drunken, drowsy and aggressive driving than they were four years ago, even though traffic deaths have begun to edge back up.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/24/2013

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Dearborn Heights Police Stepping Up Patrols After String Of Accidents

They’re watching out for people speeding, running red lights, texting, and just not paying attention to the road.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/29/2013

Survey: 90% Of Parents Multitask While Driving

A University of Michigan survey finds that parents seem to be focused on anything but driving when their kids are in the car.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/06/2013


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


Know How Much You’re Texting While Driving? UM Study Says No

Texting while driving is a serious threat to public safety, but a new University of Michigan study suggests that we might not be aware of our actions.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2012


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

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

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