Washington Drivers Could Face New Distracted Driving Penalties"I am just thrilled that we have been able to forge a step forward on distracted driving," Inslee said Thursday. "Pain and suffering and tragedy caused by this inattentiveness is very hard to bear."
Police: Oregon Mom Hits 3 Teens In Crosswalk While Taking Video In CarA 23-year-old Oregon mother was indicted after allegedly taking a video of her child while driving, consequentially striking three high school freshman in the crosswalk.
Crackdown On Distracted Driving In Washington More than 100 law enforcement agencies throughout the state will target drivers who are talking on hand-held cell phones, texting or otherwise not paying attention to the road.
AAA Study: Hands-Free Texting Still DangerousUsing voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.
Study: Distracted driving deaths underreported