US traffic fatalities increased in 2012 for the first time since 2005, according to the nonprofit National Safety Council.
Generators are flying off the shelves as people prepare for hurricane Sandy. Before you fire up the backup generator, there are a few safety tips to keep in mind.
Texting and driving is still the norm among teen drivers, a new study finds. But parents are not talking about it.
CTIA, the wireless industry's largest trade group, has weighed in on the National Transportation Safety Board's proposed ban on drivers using cellphones. Here's what they had to say.
If not for texting behind the wheel, the number of deaths from 'distracted driving' would have dropped each year from 2002 to 2007, according to a study released Thursday.
Texting while driving? Watch out! Cops will be out in force July 4 to nab distracted drivers.
New data from the Highway Loss Data Institute finds that laws requiring hands-free devices for cell phones don't change accident rates.
The report puts the number of car crashes caused by cell phone use and texting at 1.6 million – one million more than previously thought. A new advocacy group against 'distracted driving' is patterned after Mothers Against Drunk Driving.