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New Jersey Officials Fighting to End ‘Epidemic of Driver Inattention’

New Jersey’s Acting Attorney General John Hoffman this week announced the staggering toll driver inattention has taken on New Jersey’s roadways in the past 10 years. Hoffman said New Jersey has experienced a “distracted driving decade” during the past 10 …

West Virginia Has Ticketed 286 Distracted Drivers Since July

More than 280 motorists have been cited for distracted driving violations in West Virginia since a law went into effect July 1. The law makes using a handheld cellphone while driving a primary offense. It also bans texting while driving. …

Older Drivers Catching Up with Younger in Distracted Driving: Survey

Cell phone use and texting while driving are on the rise along with accessing the internet while driving — and it’s not just young people engaging in these dangerous activities behind the wheel. State Farm today released its annual research …