States Boost Laws to Reduce Car Accidents for Distracted Driving Awareness Month


As technology continually becomes an even larger part of our daily lives, car safety becomes an even more complicated issue. Distractions behind the wheel, including eating and talking to passengers, have always been a problem. But driving with a cell phone in the car makes it even easier to drive distracted and neglect the responsibility of paying attention to the road. But this April marks the second annual Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and states across the country are planning to crack down on drivers who fiddle with their cell phones or other electronic devices from the driver’s seat. Here's a special look at California, North Dakota, and Texas, which are each taking strides to improve their laws against distracted driving and reduce car accident deaths and injuries year round.

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