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.
Experts say texting while driving can be as dangerous as drunk driving. It’s a message being sent to service members at Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County.
The nationwide problem of texting and driving had gotten so bad that Maryland passed a law forbidding it. An insurance agent wants to make that point to teenagers.
Some Frederick County students are signing a pledge not to text while driving.
Almost everyone has used a cell phone while driving but now a federal agency wants to ban all cell phones, even if you use a hands-free device.
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) latest survey results are in! View them here.
Starting Saturday morning, Maryland drivers could get pulled over just for sending or reading a text message.
Maryland police agencies have issued thousands of tickets to drivers for using handheld cell phones behind the wheel in the year since a ban took effect.