Talking on a handheld cell phone while driving is already against the law in Maryland. But the punishment for doing it could get a lot tougher if some lawmakers get their way.
The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to strengthen laws against distracted driving.
If you text and drive, you lose. That’s the message students at a local high school drove away with after spending the morning behind the wheel playing a virtual texting while driving game.
A new study on distracted driving shows teenagers mirror their parents’ bad habits.
The Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and the Motor Vehicle Administration have created a video for driver training courses that shows an accident trigged by distracted driving.
At Shock trauma, they’ve seen more than their share of lives shattered by distracted driving. That’s prompted Shock Trauma to try some shock therapy.
Zeroing in on distracted driving. The nation’s transportation chief calls it an epidemic that needs to be stopped. And it’s not just texting he’s worried about. It’s all cell phone use behind the wheel.
Safety advocates hope to teach students about the dangers of texting behind the wheel.
Maryland lawmakers want to enable police to pull someone over if they are talking on a handheld cell phone while driving.
The first months behind the wheel are the most dangerous for young drivers, according to a new study.
The Maryland Senate has passed a bill that makes it illegal to read a text while driving. The bill has already passed the House.
The dangers of texting while driving hit home for a family in Pasadena.