Distracted driving

Rhode Island bans use of handheld devices while driving


The new law is one of many in a national trend to legislate against the growing and deadly threat to public safety known as distracted driving.

Distracted-driver snitching app rewards users with bounties


The goal is to make California's roadways safer by issuing cash to users who capture video of people breaking the state's aggressive distracted-driving regulations.

Driving under the influence of electronics: Bill challenges distracted driving in Washington state


A new piece of bipartisan legislation is attempting to stop a run of distracted driving incidents across a state where the behavior is legal, a challenge many other states will be confronted with in coming years.