Sheriff’s deputies and police officers across Minnesota are making an extra effort Thursday to crack down on distracted drivers, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.
Four-hundred law enforcement officers around the state will be looking extra hard for drivers who are texting starting Thursday.
A video game developed by the University of Minnesota is teaching teens the consequences of distracted driving. The internet-based game called “Distraction Dodger” was developed by the U’s Intelligent Transportation Systems Institute.
The National Transportation Safety Board wants every state to ban all cell phones used by drivers — no texting, no talking, not even hands-free. But are cell phones more distracting than any of the other distractions inside our cars?
A Minnesota woman is recovering after a distracted Minnesota State Trooper crashed into her car last Friday.
Some consider it worse than drinking and driving, yet many people text while they are behind the wheel every day.
A quarter of all traffic fatalities in Minnesota this year have been the direct results of DISTRACTED DRIVING. Please take a moment to watch this video….and share with your friends and family.
With proms and graduation approaching, more teenagers are on the road and so are their phones — which is what worries parents.
Five finalists have been chosen, and now it’s the public’s turn to pick the best teen-produced ad about the dangers of distracted driving.
Minnesota State Trooper Tim Koehler’s seen it all. Recently, a naked driver reading the bible almost hit one of his coworkers. Last summer, he pulled over a guy who had rigged up a television set so he could watch TV while driving.
Nearly 400 agencies have stepped up patrols to ticket drivers who exhibit distracted driving behavior.
The Department of Public Safety, along with teens from East Ridge High School’s SADD chapter, announced an effort Wednesday to get Minnesota teens to stop driving while distracted.
Minnesota teenagers concerned about the dangers of distracted driving have the chance to share their thoughts and creativity with their peers — and maybe win a little cash.
Wisconsin law enforcement is gearing up to look for texting drivers. A new law goes into effect Wednesday that fines first-time violators $20 to $400.
In his first hour on Thursday, Chad discussed distracted driving and people that flick cigarette butts out their car windows…