Researchers have found that the risk of motorcycle-related injuries and fatalities increase along with the age of the motorcyclist.Read More
The Department of Transportation proposed making an interim ban on texting while operating commercial vehicles and buses a permanent federal rule.Read More
A recent study suggests that even as many states continue trying to crack down on distracted drivers, motorists will not actually get any safer.
This news comes the same week that Massachusetts became the 30th. state to pass a law against texting behind the wheel, while also restricting cell phone use by teen drivers. According to the Highway Loss Data Institute, there is no significant reduction in crashes after a state passes a law against distracted driving.Read More
According to the Department of Transportation, 33,808 fatalities occurred on U.S. highways last year, which was said to be the lowest total since 1950. The DOT noted that this decline occurred even as the number of vehicle miles traveled grew by a 0.2 percent margin in 2009.Read More