Distracted Driving

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These SF Billboards Are Now Plastered With Photos of Distracted Drivers

A passive-aggressive awareness campaign.

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The First Google Glass Moving Violation Case Got Dropped

But it's still unclear whether wearing the device is truly legal while driving.

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The Scientific Odds That Using a Cell Phone Will Make You a Bad Driver

Some impressively specific data.

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Should Distracted Cycling Be Banned?

As bicycling gains in popularity, more cities will have to confront the question.

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The People Who Need 'Texting Zones' on Highways Most Are Also Least Likely to Use Them

Research shows that people consistently overestimate how good they are at multitasking.

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Texting a Driver Could Make You Liable for a Crash

A New Jersey court rules that senders bear responsibility if they've "knowingly engaged in distracting conduct."

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Do Texting Bans Really Prevent Fatal Accidents?

New research says yes — but only under certain conditions.

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How We Feel About a Billboard Can Impact Our Driving

But not exactly in the way you might think.

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The 'Best' Ways to Incite Road Rage

We're looking at you, erratic lane weavers.

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Traffic Fatalities Are on the Rise in New York. Is Distracted Driving to Blame?

City officials think so, and they've launched a low-tech campaign to get people to pay attention.

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Policing the Police on Those Distracting In-Car Computers

Fort Wayne moves to limit when officers can type and stare at their on-board screens.

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Dubai's Misguided Effort to Motivate its Bus Drivers

A nice idea in theory that's nonetheless super unsafe.