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Almost 150 law enforcement agencies will be out in force looking for distracted drivers during the month of April.
"The recent CDOT survey results highlight that while the distracted driving behaviors vary by gender or age, the distracted driving issue is not region specific and is truly a problem statewide", said Darrell Lingk, director of the CDOT's Office of Transportation Safety.
During 2014 the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reported 3,179 people were killed and 431,000 were injured in crashes involving a distracted driver. Furthermore, drivers 31 to 40 years old were the second largest group of distracted drivers, accounting for 18 percent of distracted driving crashes. Erie Insurance, a national provider of auto, home and life insurance, recently conducted a survey of almost 3,000 licensed USA drivers, and found that about 60 percent of them believe self-driving cars will erase the problem of distracted driving. 2017 Distracted Driving Crackdown": "Burlington County Sheriff's Department, Burlington City, Burlington Township, Cinnaminson, Delran, Eastampton, Florence, Lumberton, Mansfield, Palmyra, Pemberton Township, Riverside and Westampton.
According to NHTSA, at any given daylight moment across the country, approximately 660,000 drivers are using cell phones or manipulating electronic devices while driving, a number that has held steady since 2010.
Officials say they hope public awareness and education will help curb distracted driving and the dangers associated with it. "You're up to 23 times more likely to crash, putting lives in jeopardy", said MDOT Motor Vehicle Administrator (MVA) and Governor Hogan's Highway Safety Representative, Christine Nizer.
Gina Bagnariol Benavides' sister was killed previous year by a driver police say was posing for a selfie with his passenger. Drivers can also learn more about distracted driving at http://wadrivetozero.com/. According to the policy, employees must pull over to a safe sport to take or make a call, check email or text. Listen to your passengers; if they catch you texting while driving and tell you to put your phone away, put it down.
There's no denying a dressed-up baby is adorable, but one new fashion accessory for kids is causing controversy. Pee Wee Pumps are baby slippers with a collapsible heel that are meant for little ones up to 6 months old.
Just after the phone-call leak, the minister rang up Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan and expressed his willingness to resign. "It's my responsibility to step down to protect the value of my party and front", Saseendran said in a statement.
Phil Mickelson entered the quarter-finals on fire, but was inconsistent on Saturday in his match against Bill Haas . The participants in the quarterfinals were determined by play in the Round of 16 earlier in the day.
But Hong Kong Election Committee member Starry Lee insists Ms Lam will do the right thing by the people- and the city as a whole. It was eventually voted down in Parliament by pro-democracy lawmakers and reforms have been shelved ever since.
Michigan's run through the Big Ten Tournament and to the Sweet 16 deserves all of the praise they have received. Every team feels like it has a chance to get to the Final Four after getting to the regional semifinals.
Nunes also would not clarify whether Trump or his associates were monitored or mentioned in the reports about surveillance. Nunes also said the committee has asked FBI Director James Comey to return and answer more questions in a closed session.
He told VOA there is a good chance that the Turks are ending their campaign, but will keep their soldiers right where they are. But while Turkey classifies the YPG as terrorists as well, the European Union and the United States do not.
Questioning the performance of the new Chief Minister, the former CM said, "Mukhy mantri ne kaha humse ek saal badey hain". Meanwhile the SP national executive meeting took stock of the drubbing in the recent Assembly polls.
Bloomberg News reported that Venezuela, Oman and Iraq voiced support in Kuwait for a rollover of the cuts beyond June. Non-OPEC producers led by Russian Federation agreed in December to cut their own output to 558,000 bpd.
In 1978, he was asked by San Francisco Supervisor Harvey Milk to create a flag that would symbolize the gay community. Baker was often asked by friends aware of his creative talents to make banners for protests and marches.
The US Central Command (CENTCOM) said in a statement on Saturday it has opened an investigation into the Mosul airstrike. The US military is also investigating allegations of civilian casualties during two recent airstrikes in Syria.
Ford Recalls 52000 Pickups That Can Roll Away
The company said on Wednesday it was recalling 211,000 vehicles in North America to replace potentially faulty side door latches. Ford says drivers should use the parking brake to make sure that parked vehicles don't move.
Federer and Nadal to clash in final of Miami Open
He broke for a 3-1 lead and again for 5-1, serving out the set, 6-1, having dropped just four points on serve. She wasted three set points in the opening set, won the first three games in the second set and kept rolling.
Supreme Court rules for Texas death row inmate
At one of his rehearings, a judge found Moore to be intellectually disabled and ineligible for the death penalty. In February, the Supreme Court blocked the execution of Duane Buck, another inmate on Texas's death row.
Mavs pull past Clippers 97-95
Sneed . "We are trying to win games, which is pretty obvious, and to do it in a meaningful setting is something that's important". The Mavs also overcame the Clippers' 45-4 rebounding advantage, converting L.A.'s 17 turnovers into 21 points.