Stamford Police Cracking Down On Distracted DrivingLast year, Connecticut Department of Transportation revealed a startling statistic that drivers talk or text 11 million times a day in the state.
Car Companies Add New Features To Protect Drivers From Distracted TeensFrom texting to distracted driving the Centers for Disease Control say car accidents kill six teenagers every day.
Survey Finds More Drivers Are Distracted Behind The Wheel Despite Understanding RisksEvery year thousands of Americans die in accidents caused by distracted driving.
Freeport High School Students Pledge To Not Text And DriveThe message is all too real for Freeport High Principal Linda Carter. Her husband was killed by a distracted driver.
New Castle Supervisor Wants Police To Be Able To Check Cellphones At Crash SitesLast year, New Castle launched a crackdown on distracted driving, writing more than 700 tickets in the first year.
NYC Teacher Killed In Oklahoma Crash While Biking Across CountryWanninkhof was a teacher at Fordham High School for the Arts in The Bronx.
More Than 11M Distracted Driving Incidents Estimated Daily In ConnecticutIn Connecticut, it's estimated nearly 10 percent of drivers talk or text behind the wheel.
Video Purportedly Shows MTA Bus Operator Distracted While DrivingA spokesperson from the MTA said the driver has been suspended without pay, and called the incident a "serious breach of protocol."
New York Initiating 'Statewide Crackdown' On Texting While DrivingPolice in New York are embarking on a "statewide crackdown" on texting while driving.
Connecticut Police Cracking Down On Distracted DrivingState police and more than 50 local police departments in Connecticut have started a crackdown on people using their cell phones.
Study: Distractions Play Role In 58 Percent Of Crashes Involving Teen DriversDistractions play a far greater role in car crashes involving teen drivers than has been previously understood, according to compelling new evidence cited by safety researchers.
Connecticut Bill Would Bar Driving With Pet On LapUnder a bill before the General Assembly's Transportation Committee, people found driving with a pet on their lap would be charged with distracted driving.

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