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Citations for Texting While Driving Spike in Iowa

A distracted driving law that went into effect in Iowa a year ago has resulted in over 1,100 tickets for texting and driving. That translates into six times as many tickets issued as compared to the same time period in the prior year.

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Ga. Hands-Free Driving Enforcement Begins

After a distracted driving law banning hand-held cell-phone use went into effect in Georgia on July 1, law enforcement officers wrote 1,000 citations in just four days.

Cell Phone Use 6 Seconds Prior to Crashes Studied

A new study from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety examines the relationship between using a cell phone while driving and the risk of being involved in a crash by comparing cell phone use immediately prior to crashes versus during ordinary driving.

Hands-Free or Total Ban? Small Fleets Address Distracted Driving

These small fleet operators share how they form and manage distracted driving policies that balance safety with productivity and real-world considerations.

Why a Driver Phone Ban Is Crucial

Employers that lack an enforced ban on driver cell phone use are putting themselves at great financial risk, according to the National Safety Council. Video courtesy of the National Safety Council. For distracted driving prevention tips, click here.

Items to Keep Fleet Drivers Safe on the Road

These products help fleet drivers stay focused while on the road, offer vehicle security, and provide better visibility in extreme weather conditions.

Driving With a Pet Onboard

Many employees occasionally travel with a pet, whether they're driving their own personal vehicle or a fleet vehicle during off-hours. But driving with an unrestrained pet can be extremely distracting. Here are some tips from AAA. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

We Can End Impaired Driving

This public service announcement drives home a simple message: We all have the power to help end impaired driving in all its forms. For the full fleet safety tip, click here. Video courtesy of the Foundation for Advancing Alcohol Responsibility via YouTube.

A Distracted Driving Epidemic

This video from KEZI 9 News in Oregon highlights police efforts to combat the widespread problem of distracted driving. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.

Fletcher's Drive

This video, the latest installment in AT&T's "It Can Wait" campaign, tells the story of Fletcher Cleaves and how his life was forever changed when he crossed paths with a distracted driver. For the full fleet safety tip, click here.