58 Blog Posts From the DISTRACTED DRIVING Tag


War on Cars Watch for January 16, 2018

War on Cars Watch for January 16, 2018

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

The Next Ten Years – Readers’ Edition, Part 1: NMA E-Newsletter #522

The Next Ten Years – Readers’ Edition, Part 1: NMA E-Newsletter #522

When we published E-Newsletter #520, The Next Ten Years, on December 30, 2018 with predictions from some NMA and NMA Foundation directors of the challenges that the NMA and motoring public are going to face over the next decade, we encouraged readers to provide their insights. And boy, have you. We currently have enough material […]

Many ways to spell “speed trap”

Many ways to spell “speed trap”

Every five minutes a Massachusetts driver gets an undeserved speeding ticket. Every hour a Massachusetts driver gets a federally-funded speeding ticket. Your state, like mine, gets federal funding to run speed traps. Every year the state bureaucracy generates a highway safety grant proposal and status report and sends it to the National Highway Traffic Safety […]

War on Cars Watch for January 9, 2019

War on Cars Watch for January 9, 2019

Welcome to the War on Cars Watch, a weekly blog to bring together all the stories that affect motorists with regards to street planning such as road diets, and traffic calming as well as programs such as Vision Zero and Complete Streets. Please read this blog and let us know what you think by commenting […]

When Will People Realize Distracted Driving Isn’t Worth the Cost?

When Will People Realize Distracted Driving Isn’t Worth the Cost?

By Attorney George Lorenzo, Guest Writer Earlier this month, five students and two adults were taken to a Tampa hospital after a distracted driver struck students and parents while they waited at a school bus stop. Three of the children are 6 years old, and the eldest is 12. According to news sources: “In the […]