'U Drive. U Text. U Pay.' campaign to target distracted drivers - Bristol Press

Police in Bristol and Southington will be participating in a statewide effort in April to cut down on distracted driving. The initiative, "U Drive. U Text. U Pay.," will kick off on Monday and run through April 30. State police and other municipalities ...

LA County Sheriff's, CHP To Increase Distracted Driving Enforcement In Santa Clarita (Video) - KHTS Radio

Law enforcement agencies are stepping up citations for texting and other distractions behind the wheel in April for National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in the Santa Clarita Valley and beyond. Don't miss a thing. Get breaking KHTS Santa Clarita ...

The state of Texas looks to combat distracted driving - ClickLancashire

According to a 2014 special article in the New England Journal of Medicine, the risk of a crash or near-crash among novice drivers increased with the performance of many secondary tasks, including texting and dialing cell phones. Campaign, a high ...

TxDOT Urges Drivers to Stay Focused on the Road as Distracted-Driving Crashes Increase Statewide - EverythingLubbock.com

LUBBOCK, TX (NEWS RELEASE) - An estimated 1 in 5 traffic crashes in Texas is caused by distracted driving, and the problem is getting worse. As part of National Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April, the Texas Department of Transportation is ...

Florham Park Cracks Down on Distracted Driving - TAPinto.net

You drive, you text, you pay. The Florham Park Police Department is participating in the 2017 Distracted Driving Crackdown. From April 1st through April 21st, Florham Park drivers can expect to see additional patrols on the roads with an intense ...

Commentary: Bill would ban handheld devices while driving - SW News Media

The month of April is observed in the United States as the National Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Despite numerous awareness campaigns and initiatives taken up by the U.S. government nationally and by organizations like Shreya Foundation ...

Distracted Driving Can be Fatal - Miami's Community Newspapers

In recognition of Distracted Driving Awareness Month, AAA says if you're riding shotgun, Be A Good Passenger and help minimize distractions for the driver. If you experience something unsafe, immediately speak up and offer assistance. Distractions come ...

Law enforcement looking for distracted drivers in April - KEPR 19

KENNEWICK, Wash -- Put down the phone! That's the message from law enforcement to local drivers, and during the month of April they will be out looking for people who are on their phone while driving. It's a common site on the road; drivers talking on ...

Why distracted drivers should pay attention in East Bridgewater - Enterprise News

EAST BRIDGEWATER – Police in East Bridgewater will have extra officers on the streets in April, monitoring for distracted drivers as part of a national campaign to combat distracted driving. April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and the ...

Tenn. Highway Patrol uses undercover semi to crack down on texting and driving - WNCN

COOKVILLE, Tenn. (WKRN) – Distracted Driving Awareness month kicks off Saturday and officers are working across the state to deter people from using their phone while driving their car. Officers hear every excuse in the book, checking the time, looking ...

Stratford police to crack down on texting drivers - Stratford Star

From April 4 to April 30, the Stratford Police Department will be out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of the U Drive. U Text U Pay. Campaign, a high-visibility effort to enforce distracted-driving laws. Beginning April 4, residents will ...

National Distracted Driving Awareness | TALK. TEXT. CRASH. - eParisExtra.com (blog)

April is National Distracted Driving Awareness Month and TxDOT is continuing its TALK. TEXT. CRASH. campaign to raise awareness of the dangers associated with distracted driving and to encourage Texans to put down their cell phones while driving.

You've been warned: N.J. cops start 3-week distracted driving crackdown - NJ.com

Texting while driving is never a good idea, but motorists who fail to heed that caution are more likely to get hit with a big fine in the next three weeks. The first statewide campaign on distracted driving begins Saturday and lasts until April 21 ...

Police to step up checks for distracted drivers in April - The Southington Observer

The Southington Police Department announced that they will be out in force looking for distracted drivers as part of the U Drive. U Text. U Pay. campaign, a high-visibility effort to enforce distracted-driving laws. From April 4-30, police will be ...

Take the Phone-Free Pledge During Distracted Driving Awareness Month - EHS Today

The National Safety Council is asking employers to review their cell phone use policies and educate workers about the dangers of distracted driving. Mar 31, 2017 Stefanie Valentic | Distracted Driving. EMAIL. inShare. Tweet ...

Watchung, Green Brook To Crack Down On Distracted Driving - Patch.com

Police throughout Somerset and Hunterdon Counties are cracking down on drivers who use their cell phones or electronics while driving. By Alexis Tarrazi (Patch Staff) - March 31, 2017 9:21 am ET. Watchung, Green Brook To Crack Down On Distracted ...

The Habit Of Distracted Driving: It Only Takes A Glance - Huffington Post

Did you know that one in three drivers have developed the deadly habit of driving distracted? April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Although this is a topic that we need to be concerned about twelve months a year, let's take advantage of the ...

Distracted driving campaign underway in Longport - Shore News Today

LONGPORT – The Longport Police Department will be cracking down on distracted drivers in April as part of New Jersey's UDrive UText UPay campaign. Running from April 1-21, the initiative will target motorists who engage in dangerous behavior such as ...

Mark Avera: Avoid distractions while driving - Gainesville Sun

A 16-year-old driver looks down at her cell phone to read a text message as she drives through a rubber-cone course to demonstrate the dangers of phone use while driving. [AP Photo/Elaine Thompson] ...

App helps parents track teens' driving habits - Times Record

April is observed as Distracted Driving Awareness Month by the National Safety Council, and despite some area schools raising awareness of the dangers of distracted driving among their students and parents, Arkansas is one of the top 10 states for ...