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Distracted driving tickets skyrocket in Md.

Friday - 05/09/2014, 12:31pm EDT

Tags: cellphone ban

Va. transportation secretary: Distracted driving a 'major problem'

Drivers in the D.C. area are sending text messages and talking behind the wheel more than last year, despite an increased number of construction projects that clutter roadways and make the practice even more dangerous, a new report finds.

Thursday - 05/08/2014, 12:15pm EDT

Tags: 495 express lanes, Nick Iannelli

Md. Senate passes distracted driving bill

The Maryland Senate has passed a measure to increase penalties for distracted driving, known as "Jake's Law."

Friday - 03/21/2014, 03:09am EDT

Tags: Jake

Jake's Law would toughen Md. cellphone driving laws

Using a handheld cell phone while driving is risky. And there's a move to toughen the penalties for drivers who cause serious crashes while using one.

Wednesday - 03/12/2014, 07:53am EDT

Tags: Susan Yum, Luke Clippinger, Maryland General Assembly


Experts: Eating while driving increases risk of crash

You may have been taught to drive with your hands at "10 and 2," but many people may be driving with their hands at "12 and Big Mac."

Wednesday - 11/13/2013, 05:55am EST

Tags: eating while driving

Conference set on distracted driving

Wednesday - 09/18/2013, 07:00am EDT


More parents admit to multi-tasking behind the wheel

While most parents consider children precious cargo, their driving habits don't always reflect that.

Monday - 05/06/2013, 07:32am EDT

Tags: baby on board,

Metro operator caught using cellphone now out of a job

A train operator no longer works for Metro after he was caught on camera looking at his cellphone.

Friday - 04/12/2013, 05:36pm EDT

Tags: Metro, cellphone, safety, John Aaron, Unsuck DC Metro


Va. legislature sends texting bill to governor

Virginia would match D.C. and Maryland's texting while driving bans and has sent a bill cracking down on the practice to the governor.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 02:40pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, texting and driving,

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