And this just in...

01.26.2010

A new study from researchers at the University of Illinois @ Urbana-Champaign is helping to better understand why cell phones and driving do not mix.

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An exception to the rule?

01.20.2010

A few months back, I was a guest on a radio call-in show on one of the public radio stations in California. One caller really took me by surprise. He was calling from a hand-held cell phone while driving a semi-tractor trailer down Interstate 5!

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What about passenger conversations?

01.19.2010

When people learn that talking on a cell phone (either a hand held unit or a hands-free device) increases the crash risk by a factor of 4 (identical to the crash risk with driving with a blood alcohol level of .08), I am often asked, "What about passenger conversations -- aren't they just as risky?"

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Oprah show on driver distraction

01.19.2010

Greetings everyone. This is my first attempt at blogging. Here goes...

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Focus Driven: A New Distracted Driving Nonprofit Launches

01.14.2010

This past week saw the launch of what we think will be a major, new non-profit distracted driving organization, Focus Driven Advocates for Cell-Free Driving.

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