It’s illegal in Maryland to text on hand-held cell phones. Many drivers use their voice-to-text, thinking it’s a safer option but a new study shows it’s just as dangerous as typing.
Three years ago, an AT&T survey revealed 43 percent of adults text and drive. Today it’s 49 percent.
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.
Calling for help. That’s what 911 is all about. But what if you can’t speak or hear? Frederick County is one of the first jurisdictions in the country to meet that need.
The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to strengthen laws against distracted driving.
A new study reveals your teen is probably not as safe as you think.
Texting while driving is considered the most distracting driver behavior.
We’ve all heard of distracted driving, but did you know distracted walking can be just as deadly? The danger is real, and growing.
National studies show that those who text and drive are 23 percent more likely to get in a crash. School leaders from across the state are getting that message loud and clear.
If you saw someone lying in the road not moving, what would you do: call the police or tweet a photo?
A new law is trying to catch up to technology and the danger it poses on the road. In Maryland, it’s now illegal to text while driving.
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.