The Connecticut DMV is urging parents to emphasize the need to lay down strict driving rules for teens, stressing that using the phone while driving is a prohibitive as is drinking or speeding when behind the wheel.
Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has signed a bill that sets a penalty of up to $1,000 for drivers caught texting or talking while driving.
Frustrated by drivers who ignore Connecticut’s ban on talking and texting on hand-held cellphones, some state legislators want insurance companies to know when their customers break the law.
The end is near for a tragic case that has led to a greater focus on distracted driving in Connecticut.
After a jogger was killed by a distracted driver, a Connecticut town is planning a forum on the dangers of driving while distracted, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.