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Official: Drivers not solely responsible for ped. deaths

Drivers are not solely responsible for safety on the roads, particularly as statistics show pedestrian deaths in the first half of last year increased in D.C. and Virginia.

Tags: Pedestrian , pedestrian accident , pedestrian deaths , texting , texting while driving , Hank Silverberg , Paul D. Shinkman

Thursday - 01/20/2011, 12:06pm EST

Too much texting, talking: D.C. nears record number of citations

More than 11,000 citations have already been issued in the District.

Tags: Cathy Lanier , Ray Lahood , distracted driving , cell phone ban , texting , texting while driving , Gary Emerling

Tuesday - 10/19/2010, 05:24pm EDT

Do texting bans contribute to crashes?

Drivers may be lowering their phones so police can't see them texting. As a result, their eyes aren't on the road.

Tags: cell phone , cell phone ban , texting while driving , Colleen Kelleher , Sprawl & Crawl , Sprawl and Crawl , Ray Lahood

Tuesday - 09/28/2010, 08:56am EDT

New study to reform texting while driving laws

A new federally-funded study to be unveiled at a US Department of Transportation summit Tuesday is expected to empower states to more strictly enforce distracted driving laws.

Tags: texting while driving , Department of Transportation , Adam Tuss , Paul D. Shinkman , Governors Highway Safety Association

Monday - 09/20/2010, 03:43pm EDT

Region takes distracted driving seriously

A new report finds Maryland, Virginia and D.C. have made distracted driving a safety and an educational issue.

Tags: distracted driving , Governors Highway Safety Association , texting while driving , Strategic Highway Safety Plans , AAA-Mid-Atlantic , driver's ed , Driver's License , Adam Tuss , Colleen Kelleher

Tuesday - 06/15/2010, 08:26am EDT