Distracted Driving

Pedestrian Safety Webinar Focuses on Prevention Strategies

Federal and state transportation officials are joining hands to brainstorm pedestrian safety strategies through a series of virtual webinars. The first of the virtual webinars was hosted recently, and transportation officials came together to understand some of the most common issues facing pedestrians in 2020.  There is no doubt that there is an absolute need […]

Indiana Distracted Driving Law Goes Into Effect

A new law in Indiana that prohibits motorists from using a hand- held cell phone while driving goes into effect on July 1. Traffic safety advocates hope that the new law will help reduce the number of accidents caused by distracted driving on Indianapolis streets every year. The law prohibits drivers from using a hand- […]

Watchdog Group Calls for Proactive Efforts on Pedestrian Safety

A US watchdog group has recommended that federal authorities be more proactive and act to reduce pedestrian accident deaths. The Government Accountability Office is calling on the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration to take more steps to reduce pedestrian accident fatalities. The National highway Traffic Safety Administration has embarked on a few initiatives to help […]

Indiana Hands-Free Cell Phone Law Penalizes Violators

Indiana recently passed a law that would stiffly penalize motorists who use handheld cell phones while driving. Indiana now is one of only 22 states that have laws banning the use of handheld cell phone while driving. The law would impose a strict fine of $500 on motorists who use handheld cell phones while driving. […]