Distracted Driving

Distracted Driving:use of a cellphone or other portable electronic device while operating a motor vehicle

Below are instances where “Distracted Driving” has been used in context.

“Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood called distracted driving a “menace to society” Wednesday, kicking off a two-day meeting on preventing drivers from using mobile devices behind the wheel.”
USA Today

“Regulators also plan to step up outreach campaigns aimed at highlighting the hazards of distracted driving and encouraging driver’s education programs to focus more on the issue.”
Wall Street Journal

“Concerns about distracted driving seem to be growing. Eighty percent said using a hand-held cellphone while driving should be illegal, up from 69 percent in a 2001 ABC News poll. But opinion reverses when the subject is hands-free cellphones. ”
New York Times


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