Driving and Cellphones
Distracted driving, which includes
texting and talking on a cell phone, is a major cause of death on
the road. Nearly two out of every 10 drivers and half of drivers
ages 21 to 24 said they are texting while driving, according to a
NHTSA survey. Anne Rippy/Getty Images
Posted: Thursday, February 6, 2014 3:00 pm
The Washington City Council has a new policy to curb distracted driving accidents.
Following unanimous approval by the council, city workers will be required to sign a contract the spells out acceptable cellphone use when operating a city vehicle.
Or, use your
Thursday, February 6, 2014 3:00 pm.