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Victims speak out about the dangers of distracted driving

 Utah Public Radio

BY Taylor Halversen

AUGUST 13, 2013

Leslee Henson was out for a stroll with her husband in St. George when they were hit by a distracted driver, seriously injuring her and killing her husband on impact.

ADHD + Texting = Double Trouble for Teen Drivers, Study Finds

 Georgetown University Doctors Lounge

August 12, 2013.

By Brenda Goodman

HealthDay Reporter

MONDAY, Aug. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Teens with attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder are worse drivers than their peers who don't have ADHD and texting only compounds their problems on the road, a new study shows.

Crash tests show what happens when young drivers make a common error

Tristan Honeywill On August 10, 2013 

Car Safety Rules

The USA’s IIHS (Insurance Institute for Highway Safety) introduced a new “small overlap” 

Concerned about longer, heavier trucks, commissioner asks congressional delegation to study issue

 The Independent Record

By AL KNAUBER Independent Record

August 6, 2013

AAA Mid-Atlantic: August deadliest driving month

ABC News 

August 3, 2013 - 09:52 am

If you're planning on hitting the roads during the dog days of summer, buckle up and take extra caution. Historically, August is the deadliest month to drive, according to AAA Mid-Atlantic.

The month holds four of the deadliest driving days, according to the American Safety Council: August 3, 4, 6 and 12. July, its closest rival, has three of the 10 deadliest days of the year.

Transportation dept. aims to reduce pedestrian fatalities

 CBS

By Stephanie Haven

August 5, 2013

Have All States Banned Texting While Driving?

 Solutions for State and Local Government

Nine states still lack comprehensive laws banning texting while behind the wheel.

States Resist NTSB Pressure to Lower Blood Alcohol Limit

 Newsmax

By Courtney Coren

Agency issues fresh guidance on driver breaks, hours-of-service

CCJ Digital

By James Jaillet Published July 11, 2013

5 new safety, fuel-saving features for your next car as technology rapidly changes

Star Tribune

Article by: DEE-ANN DURBIN , AP Auto Writers

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