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Viewpoint: More Sweeping Cellphone Laws Reduce Crash Rates

Aug 15 2022 // It’s common knowledge that texting while driving is illegal in most places. But what about tapping the screen of your cellphone to accept a faster route suggested by Google Maps? What if your phone is mounted on the...

Curbing Distracted Driving Starts with a Commitment to Education and Enforcement

Aug 1 2022 // This post is part of a series sponsored by IAT. Only 2.5% of people can effectively multitask even in the best conditions.[1] That’s not great odds if you’re multi-tasking behind the wheel of a commercial...

Hands-Free Cellphone Laws Prevent Death, Injury

Aug 16 2021 // New research finds that hands-free cellphone laws are associated with fewer driver deaths, and laws in 21 states allowing only hands-free cell phone use by drivers have prevented about 140 driver deaths and 13,900 driver...

Study Finds Hands-Free Cellphone Laws Effective at Preventing Deaths, Injuries

Aug 4 2021 // New research finds that hands-free cellphone laws are associated with fewer driver deaths, and laws in 21 states allowing only hands-free cell phone use by drivers have prevented about 140 driver deaths and 13,900 driver...

California Drivers Charged After Text Messages Detail Alleged Fraud Scheme

Jul 19 2021 // Maricela Pantjoa Vidrio, 31, of Fairfield, Calif., and Areshma Kiran, 35, of Sacramento, Calif., were charged on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud after allegedly conspiring to misrepresent the facts following an...

California Drivers Charged After Text Messages Detail Alleged Fraud Scheme

Jul 8 2021 // Maricela Pantjoa Vidrio, 31, of Fairfield, Calif., and Areshma Kiran, 35, of Sacramento, Calif., were charged on multiple felony counts of insurance fraud after allegedly conspiring to misrepresent the facts following an...

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