The New York Times has compiled a great series of articles on the use of mobile phones while driving. It is a list worth perusing as distracted drivers, particularly those under 30, continue to wreak havoc on the roads.
For a listing of state-by-state cell phone driving laws, go to the Governors Highway Safety Association’s Cellphone Driving Laws Page.
- Promoting the Car Phone, Despite Risks
- Timeline: The Selling of the Cellphone — and Warnings Unheeded
- Despite Risks, Internet Creeps Onto Dashboard
- At 60 M.P.H., Office Work Is High Risk
- In Study, Texting Lifts Crash Risk by Large Margin
- U.S. Withheld Data on Risks of Distracted Driving
- Senators Seek a Ban on Texting and Driving
- Texting While Driving Banned for Federal Staff
- Ford Backs Ban on Text Messaging by Drivers
- When Texting Kills, Britain Offers Path to Prison
- High-Tech Devices Help Drivers Put Down Phone
- Driver Texting Now an Issue in the Back Seat
- Doubts About Scare Tactics on Drivers Who Text
- Turn Car On; Turn Phone Off
- Room for Debate: Should Cellphone Use by Drivers Be Illegal?
- Use of Thumbs Confounds Use of Sense
- The Truth About Cars and Cellphones
- Texting to Death
Also, check out my previous blogs:
- Teens Report High Levels of Texting While Driving – Parents Poor Role Models
- Driving While Texting Video Raises Needed Debate