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 […]
When your teenager goes to bed, they go right to sleep, don’t they? Not!! Many use the time alone to text their friends.
A new study says laws that ban texting while driving don’t reduce wrecks and might actually increase risks. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety’s claim research arm released its findings Tuesday in Kansas City.
A distracted driver ordinance in the city of Troy will soon take full effect, with police issuing tickets starting October 1st.
The days of traditional college writing instruction are nearly over, contends a Michigan State University researcher who found that college students now rank texting as the No. 1 form of writing and cell phones as […]
A 23-year-old Lansing man who worked as a junior high school janitor has been sentenced to three months in jail after police say he stole a girl’s cell phone and “sexted” her friends.
Ford is adding a “Do Not Disturb” button to the Sync system in many of the automaker’s cars and trucks. Ford will also add “lock-out” capabilities that are not relevant to the task of driving while […]
Drivers across Michigan are being encouraged to keep their “Thumbs on the Wheel.” Michigan’s ban on texting while driving takes effect Thursday, July 1. A first offense will cost $100 and repeat offenses will cost […]
When Michigan’s ban on texting while driving takes effect Thursday, police will be able to pull over motorists solely for using their cell phones to send or look at text messages or e-mails.