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Texting While Driving

Texting Increases 30% During Holidays

People text and use apps while behind the wheel over 30% more during the winter holidays as compared with an average weekday, according to data collected and analyzed by TrueMotion, a smartphone telematics company.

How Do Distracted Drivers Physically Respond?

Texting while driving is much riskier than driving while emotionally upset or daydreaming, according to a new study from the University of Houston and the Texas A&M Transportation Institute.

Delivery Van Driver Texts and Nearly Collides With Vehicle Up Ahead

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Know the Laws of the States You Drive

While there are many similar driving laws across the United States, fleet managers should ensure that any driver that crosses state lines is aware of some of the more subtle differences from state-to-state.

Ban Texting While Driving, But Beware of Inadvertent Consequences

The popularity of texting has skyrocketed over the past four years. All agree that texting and driving are incompatible. However, a texting ban could have unintended consequences of interfering with productivity devices business drivers and truckers rely on. There are numerous ramifications to overzealous prohibitions on the use of on-board electronic communications that potentially may be counter-productive to driver safety. Let's target unsafe driving behavior, not on-board productivity tools.