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Archived Media Coverage: 2010

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2010
Dec. 29, 2010 AP survey: More ND lawmakers back text, teen restrictions (The Associated Press)
Dec. 28, 2010 No fare: Brewer, MTA to provide free rides on New Year's Eve (The Baltimore Sun)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey is quoted in this article.
Dec. 28, 2010 Kansas authorities to issue tickets for texting while driving (The Kansas City Star)
Dec. 26, 2010 Patchwork of texting rules criticized (The Augusta Chronicle - Augusta, Ga.)
Dec. 22, 2010 Watchdog: Can police stage checkpoints? (Victoria Advocate - Victoria, Texas)
Dec. 21, 2010 The Queen of the Road (Contra Costa Times - Walnut Creek, Calif.)
Dec. 20, 2010 Law Enforcement Promise to Crack Down on Drunk Drivers (WSAV TV - Savannah, Ga.)
GHSA Treasurer Bob Dallas is quoted in this article.
Dec. 20, 2010 State and local law enforcement to work overtime starting Monday (Stuttgart Daily Leader - Stuttgart, Ark.)
GHSA Member Col. Winford E. Phillips is quoted in this article.
Dec. 19, 2010 Flood, funding woes lead to drop in DUI arrests in 2010 (Nashville City Paper)
GHSA Board Member Kendell Poole is quoted in this article.
Dec. 13, 2010 Holiday crackdown on drunk driving (The Washington Post)
Dec. 12, 2010 Tablets, Cases Top No-Contract Tech Gifts (Wireless Week)
Dec. 10, 2010 N.C. Governor's Highway Safety Program Urges 15-Passenger Van Safety Over the Holidays (WSOC - Charlotte, N.C.)
GHSA Member David Weinstein is quoted in this article.
Dec. 8, 2010 Maryland Remembers Lives Lost to Drunk Drivers (Crofton Patch - Crofton, Md.)
GHSA Member Neil J. Pedersen is quoted in this article.
Dec. 7, 2010 Safe Kids Kansas honors safety manager for booster seat enforcement efforts (KTKA-TV 49 ABC News - Topeka)
GHSA Board Member Pete Bodyk is interviewed in this video segment.
Dec. 7, 2010 Child safety advocates honored (The Topeka Capital-Journal)
Dec. 6, 2010 Device aimed at stopping distracted driving (Daily American - Somerset County, Pa.)
Nov. 29, 2010 Wis. joins other states to ban driving and texting (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
Nov. 26, 2010 Speeding, cell phones top driver worries (The Press-Enterprise, Riverside, Calif.)
GHSA Immediate Past Chairman Chris Murphy is quoted in this article.
Nov. 22, 2010 Higher costs, more frustrations forecast for holiday travels (USA Today)
Nov. 19, 2010 Can NTSB Move the Needle on Motorcycle Helmets? (Occupational Health & Safety)
Nov. 17, 2010 The choice of protection and safety (Today's News-Herald, Lake Havasu City, Ariz.)
Nov. 17, 2010 Click It or Ticket campaign in full force (WTVM News Leader 9 - Columbus, Ga.)
GHSA Treasurer Bob Dallas is quoted in this article.
Nov. 17, 2010 Police see more prescription drug impairment in DUI stops (East Valley Tribune - Mesa, Az.)
GHSA Member Alberto Gutier is quoted in this article.
Nov. 17, 2010 Driving while distracted: Troy won't hand out tickets until 2011 (Detroit Free Press)
Nov. 16, 2010 Disney bans workers from texting while driving on the job (Orlando Sentinal)
Nov. 16, 2010 NTSB urges states to enact mandatory motorcycle helmet laws (USA Today)
Nov. 10, 2010 Police warn: Respect large vehicles and Distracted drivers, beware! (New Hampshire Union Leader) pdf icon [1.3 MB, 2 pgs.]
GHSA Member Peter Thomson is featured in these articles.
Nov. 10, 2010 Parents of DUI victim participate in checkpoint (The Herald-Dispatch - Huntington, W.Va.)
The West Virginia Governor's Highway Safety Program is noted in this article.
Nov. 9, 2010 Ignition Interlock Summit helps states in the fight against drunk driving (Fast Lane - U.S. DOT Blog)
Nov. 8, 2010 Governor's Highway Safety Program announces grants (JDNews - Jackstonville, N.C.)
The North Carolina Governor’s Highway Safety Program is noted in this article.
Nov. 8, 2010 Tennessee Traffic Fatalities Up In 2010 (Chattanoogan.com)
The Tennessee Governor’s Highway Safety Office is noted in this article.
Nov. 3, 2010 Failed amendment leaves trauma fix unclear (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
GHSA Board Member Bob Dallas is quoted in this article.
Nov. 2, 2010 Drivers get chance to fix records (Detroit Free Press)
Oct. 25, 2010 Study in Alabama finds school buses are safe even without installing expensive seat belts (The Examiner - Washington, D.C.)
Oct. 22, 2010 It’s not the cell phone, stupid; it’s the driver (MarketWatch)
Oct. 20, 2010 No Text and Drive Law? New App for That (FOX News)
Oct. 19, 2010 Marylander elected to 3rd term at safety group (The Baltimore Sun)
Oct. 19, 2010 Police Try to Thumb a Ride With Anti-Texting Message (The Wall Street Journal)
Oct. 19, 2010 If parents play cops, teen drivers win on safety (USA Today)
GHSA Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this article.
Oct. 18, 2010 Safety message seems to be sinking in (Billings Gazette - Billings, Mont.)
GHSA Member Jim Lynch is quoted in this article.
Oct. 17, 2010 Driving course for teens teaches real-life hazards behind the wheel (The Baltimore Sun)
Oct. 17, 2010 New Drivers Get Crash Course In Road Rules (WJZ - Baltimore, Md.)
Oct. 17, 2010 Driving program helps teens gain experience behind the wheel (Carroll County Times)
Oct. 11, 2010 Distracted driving: House has right idea concerning cell phones (The Patriot-News - Mechanicsburg, Penn.)
Oct. 10, 2010 Declining federal funding for DUI checkpoints could compromise public safety, some say (The Patriot-News - Mechanicsburg, Penn.)
Oct. 4, 2010 Crawford County students cited for seat belt program (The Joplin Globe - Joplin, Mo.)
Oct. 2, 2010 Hand-held cell phone ban takes effect; police see few violators on first day (The Baltimore Sun)
Oct. 1, 2010 Motorcycle fatalities fall in U.S., Pennsylvania (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Oct. 1, 2010 Cell phone ban's effectiveness remains to be seen (The Gazette - Gaithersburg, Md.)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey and Board Member Pam Fischer are quoted in this article.
Sept. 30, 2010 Road safety laws slow to take hold (The Washington Post)
Sept. 29, 2010 Laws are not dissuading drivers from texting, report finds (The Washington Post)
Sept. 29, 2010 Md. ban on using hand-held cell phones while driving begins Friday (The Baltimore Sun)
Sept. 29, 2010 Maryland to begin ban on handheld cell phones while driving (The Examiner - Washington, D.C.)
Sept. 28, 2010 Texting bans may add risk to roads (USA Today)
Sept. 28, 2010 Study finds texting laws haven't reduced crashes (The Associated Press)
Sept. 28, 2010 Study calls into question state bans on texting while driving (The Kansas City Star)
Sept. 28, 2010 Study dismisses texting bans’ effect (The Boston Globe)
Sept. 28, 2010 Do texting bans contribute to crashes? (WTOP - Washington, D.C.)
Sept. 28, 2010 Riders Speak Out About Motorcycle Safety During Bikes, Blues and BBQ (KSFM 5 News - Fayetteville, Ark.)
Sept. 27, 2010 Highway fatalities fall in Kansas and Missouri (The Kansas City Star)
Sept. 27, 2010 State officials put aside total ban on drivers' use of cellphones (The Washington Post)
Sept. 27, 2010 Highway safety official honored (The News Journal - Wilmington, Del.)
Sept. 25, 2010 Teen Drivers Brush Up On Safety Skills (KFYR-TV - Bismarck, N.D.)
GHSA Board Member Mark Nelson is interviewed in this video segment.
Sept. 25, 2010 Drivers in Md. risk cell tickets (The Washington Post)
Sept. 23, 2010 Feds balk at 60 mpg rule by '25 (The Detroit News)
Sept. 22, 2010 LaHood Takes Driver's Seat to Curb Dashboard 'Distractions' (FOX News)
Sept. 21, 2010 Distracted to death (Milwaukee News Buzz)
Sept. 21, 2010 Distracted driving deaths fall as states crack down (Stateline.org)
Sept. 21, 2010 2010 Distracted Driving Summit: States address cell-phone dangers (Consumer Reports)
Sept. 21, 2010 LaHood: Automakers need to do more on electronic distractions (The Detroit News)
Sept. 21, 2010 As ban nears, state spreads word against driver texting (The Boston Globe)
GHSA Member Mary Elizabeth Heffernan is quoted in this article.
Sept. 20, 2010 Greater enforcement is key for distracted-driver laws, recent crackdowns show (The Washington Post)
Sept. 20, 2010 Automakers worried about driver cell phone crackdown (The Detroit News)
Sept. 20, 2010 New study to reform texting while driving laws (WTOP - Washington, D.C.)
Sept. 16, 2010 Traffic deaths fall, but Indiana can do better (Post-Tribune - Merrillville, Ind.)
Sept. 10, 2010 Traffic Deaths Drop to Lowest in 60 Years (The New York Times)
Sept. 10, 2010 Fairfax County in Va. targets distracted drivers but finds anti-texting law tough to enforce (The Associated Press)
Sept. 10, 2010 Traffic Fatalities Lowest Since 1950 (U.S. News & World Report)
Sept. 9, 2010 Cincinnati Bans Text Messaging While Driving (The Associated Press)
Sept. 9, 2010 Highway deaths fall to lowest level since 1950 (The Associated Press)
Sept. 9, 2010 LaHood: Nation's traffic deaths lowest since 1950 (The Detroit News)
Sept. 9, 2010 Traffic fatalities hit 60-year low, report shows (The Washington Post)
Sept. 9, 2010 Traffic deaths at lowest in 60 years (USA Today)
Aug. 31, 2010 A few folks you’ll want to ‘Avoid’ through Labor Day (The Santa Barbara News Network)
Aug. 30, 2010 The high cost of traffic crashes (The Mercury News - San Jose)
Aug. 29, 2010 Your attention, please (The Roanoke Times)
GHSA Board Member John Saunders and GHSA staff are quoted in this article.
Aug. 27, 2010 Antitexting campaign is getting the star treatment (The Boston Globe)
Aug. 26, 2010 Government study: 1 in 12 drivers admit driving drunk (USA Today)
Aug. 25, 2010 Skills program puts young drivers to the test in Auburn (Auburn Reporter)
Driving Skills for Life, GHSA and Ford’s teen driving program, is featured in this story.
Aug. 24, 2010 Ray Rice Kicks Off Campaign To Combat Drunk Driving (WBAL Radio - Baltimore)
Aug. 23, 2010 'Toward Zero Deaths' Meeting Maps Highway Strategy (Occupational Health & Safety)
Aug. 22, 2010 Ontario councilman proposes ban on texting while driving (Mansfield News Journal - Mansfield, Ohio)
Aug. 22, 2010 All red-light violations not created equal (Napa Valley Register)
Aug. 20, 2010 California, other states to crack down on drunk driving during Labor Day holiday (People's Daily Online)
Aug. 20, 2010 Michigan DUI Tracker iPhone app suggests friends, cabs to call when drinking (The Grand Rapids Press)
GHSA Member Anne Readett is quoted in this article.
Aug. 19, 2010 GHSA joins law enforcment in Labor Day holiday drunk driving crackdown (TheTrucker.com)
Aug. 18, 2010 Critical Safety Measures Necessary on the Road (WSAZ NewsChannel 3 - Huntington, W.Va.)
Aug. 16, 2010 Oklahoma seat belt compliance rate up 1.7 percent over last year (The Oklahoman)
GHSA Members Kevin Ward and Scott Watkins are quoted in this article.
Aug. 12, 2010 DUI Crackdown Begins As Labor Day Approaches (KAKE TV - Wichita)
GHSA Board Member Pete Bodyk is interviewed in this video segment.
Aug. 10, 2010 Drivers ed address the dangers of texting while driving (GermantownNOW - Waukesha, Wis.)
Aug. 9, 2010 Free Driving Program Shows Teens The Road To Safety (KPLU 88.5 - Seattle)
Aug. 9, 2010 Teens get behind the wheel with Michigan State Police (Lansing State Journal)
Aug. 9, 2010 Gadgets for Gabbing Behind the Wheel (SmartMoney.com)
Aug. 6, 2010 Usher, Ford Offer Teen Driving Program (Fox 5 - Atlanta)
GHSA Board Member Bob Dallas is interviewed in this video segment.
Aug. 2, 2010 Crash that killed teens in Chester County may affect safety bill stalled in Pennsylvania Senate (The Philadelphia Inquirer)
Aug. 1, 2010 Enforcement lax for Indiana's ban on teen texting while driving (The Courier-Journal - Louisville)
GHSA Member Mica Perry is quoted in this article.
July 26, 2010 Get off the phone, help curb distracted driving (Billings Gazette)
July 21, 2010 Ten Tips to Keep Teens Safe Behind The Wheel (CaryJunky.com)
July 18, 2010 Teens wait to sit in driver's seat (Omaha World-Herald)
GHSA Member Fred Zwonechek is quoted in this article.
July 16, 2010 Alberta’s photo-based traffic traps becoming a hot-button issue (The Globe and Mail - Toronto, Ontario)
July 15, 2010 Arizona speed camera program goes dark on Thursday (The Associated Press)
July 14, 2010 Kentucky texting while driving ban takes effect today (The Evening News - Jeffersonville, Ind.)
July 13, 2010 Car Rally Nets Six Speeding Tickets in Nebraska (WOWT TV - Omaha)
July 11, 2010 Pedestrians rule at bike path and street crosswalks (The Boston Globe)
July 11, 2010 Frequent texters spelled a-d-u-l-t (Journal and Courier - Lafayette/West Lafayette, Ind.)
July 10, 2010 Editorial: Get texting ban right this time (Poughkeepsie Journal)
July 9, 2010 Demos Show Consequences of Aggressive Driving (WBAL TV - Baltimore)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey is featured in this video segment.
July 9, 2010 Officials vow crackdown on aggressive driving, speeding (The Baltimore Sun)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey is quoted in this article.
July 8, 2010 Feds push to ban distracted driving (The Journal Gazette - Ft. Wayne, Ind.)
July 8, 2010 Highway officials fight rise in 'distracted driving' accidents (The Examiner - Washington, D.C.)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey is quoted in this article.
July 7, 2010 New York Closer To Tougher Texting While Driving Law (WGRZ-TV - Buffalo, N.Y.)
July 6, 2010 Why Wisconsin won’t buckle up (Milwaukee News Buzz)
July 5, 2010 Many California Motorists Ignore Cell Phone Law (Digital Journal)
July 5, 2010 Bill would raise unrestricted driving age (Gannett News Service)
July 4, 2010 Displays of Grief (The Citizens Voice)
July 1, 2010 Michigan's texting ban takes effect today: Will it reduce crashes? (AnnArbor.com)
July 1, 2010 States Ban Texting While Driving, But Do Bans Work? (NPR)
GHSA Board Members Bob Dallas and Pam Fischer are quoted in this article.
June 30, 2010 Two years after new law, handheld cell phone use on the road remains widespread (The Mercury News - San Jose)
June 28, 2010 Pennsylvania is slow to ban texting while driving (The Patriot-News - Mechanicsburg, Penn.)
June 27, 2010 Georgia’s new ban on texting while driving goes into effect July 1. Here’s what you need to know. (The Sunday Paper - Atlanta)
GHSA Board Member Bob Dallas is quoted in this article.
June 23, 2010 Deal set for ban of texting at wheel (The Boston Globe)
June 22, 2010 Mass. lawmakers agree to ban texting while driving (The Boston Globe)
June 22, 2010 Ad warning about texting, driving airs this week (Argus Leader - Sioux Falls, S.D.)
GHSA Member Lee Axdahl is quoted in this article.
June 20, 2010 Get ready for texting bans (Omaha World-Herald)
June 18, 2010 Teens urged to drive safely this summer (Detroit Free Press)
Driving Skills for Life, GHSA and Ford’s teen driving program, is featured in this story.
June 16, 2010 Region's Distracted Driving Crackdown Gets High Marks (ABC 7 News - Washington, D.C.)
June 16, 2010 Safe Driving Bill Moves Slow On Beacon Hill (WAMC - Springfield, Mass.)
June 16, 2010 Group says Mo. needs to pay more attention to distracted driving (KMOX - St. Louis)
June 15, 2010 Area driving laws get high marks (The Washington Post)
June 15, 2010 State's Anti-Texting Law Catches Up With National Trend (Hartford Courant)
June 15, 2010 GHSA reports growing state efforts to curb distracted driving (Fast Lane - U.S. DOT Blog)
June 15, 2010 States cracking down on distracted driving (CNN)
June 15, 2010 Report: States make progress against distracted driving (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
June 15, 2010 Texting while driving ban a challenge to enforce, authorities say (The Atlanta Journal-Constitution)
June 15, 2010 Region takes distracted driving seriously (WTOP - Washington, D.C.)
June 15, 2010 State is lagging in efforts to reduce distracted driving (The Boston Globe)
June 15, 2010 Report: Va. should bolster anti-texting policies (The Examiner - Washington, D.C.)
June 11, 2010 Report: Distracted drivers causing more crashes (Visalia Times-Delta - Visalia, Calif.)
GHSA Immediate Past Chairman Chris Murphy is quoted in this article.
June 9, 2010 Honk if You're an Aggressive Driver (The Wall Street Journal)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey is quoted in this article.
June 9, 2010 Committee passes bill aimed at curbing driving distracted by phones and texting (The Hill - Washington, D.C.)
June 4, 2010 Spell it out -- don't text and drive (The Augusta Chronicle)
June 4, 2010 States seek alternatives to roadside memorials (USA Today)
June 3, 2010 Survey: More support road rules (USA Today)
June 2, 2010 State Official Speaks on Kyleigh's Law Issues (Millburn-Short Hills Patch - Millburn, N.J.)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this article.
June 2, 2010 Congress Targets Teen Driving, Mulls Federal Driver's License Standards (ABC News)
June 1, 2010 Motorcycle Safety Program Expands Thanks to Grant (The Auburn Plainsman - Auburn, Ala.)
GHSA Member Jim Plott is quoted this this article.
May 29, 2010 Motorcycle fatalities down, but many happen in summer months (The Bakersfield Californian)
May 29, 2010 'Click It or Ticket' Coming to a Seat Belt Checkpoint Near You (U.S. News & World Report)
May 28, 2010 Motorcycle crashes kill two central Ohioans (The Columbus Dispatch)
May 27, 2010 Is an Iowa cell phone ban in the works? (The Des Moines Register)
May 26, 2010 Click It or Ticket to Focus on Nighttime Violators (Cars.com)
May 26, 2010 Know the Vehicle Safety Laws Before You Cross State Lines This Summer (AutoGuide.com)
May 25, 2010 'Click It or Ticket' seat-belt campaign broadens sweep for nighttime drivers (The Washington Post)
May 24, 2010 Maryland, other states launch massive seat belt crackdown (The Daily Times - Salisbury, Md.)
May 24, 2010 Seat belt use down, deaths up after dark (The Baltimore Sun)
May 23, 2010 WATCHDOG REPORT: Statistics show hands-free cell phone use while driving is just as dangerous (The Press of Atlantic City)
May 20, 2010 What they're saying about cell phone bans (The Baltimore Sun)
May 19, 2010 Hang up and drive: Where to find vehicle safety laws state by state (Consumer Reports)
May 18, 2010 Neb. road deaths near 73-year low (Omaha World-Herald)
GHSA Member Fred Zwonechek is quoted in this article.
May 17, 2010 Texting while driving a road hazard for all (Chattanooga Times Free Press)
May 16, 2010 Experts fear scooter boom will result in more rider deaths (Chicago Tribune)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey and Board Member Mike Stout are quoted in this article.
May 14, 2010 Decal driving law spurs latent parent interest (NorthJersey.com)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this article.
May 12, 2010 FOX 5 Special: Anti-Text (Fox 5 - Atlanta)
GHSA Board Member Bob Dallas is interviewed in this video segment.

May 11, 2010 Texting while driving ban results in few tickets (WRAL.com - Raleigh)
May 10, 2010 Buckle up and get a buck in Md. (The Washington Post)
May 10, 2010 Texting ban tough to enforce (Omaha World-Herald)
May 6, 2010 Arizona to eliminate speed cameras on highways (The Associated Press)
May 5, 2010 Doyle signs texting-while-driving ban into law (Milwaukee Journal Sentinel)
May 5, 2010 Wis. gov. signs law banning texting while driving (The Associated Press)
May 4, 2010 Motorcycle Fatalities Drop (KOMU-TV8 - Columbia, Mo.)
May 4, 2010 Texting while driving will soon be illegal in Wisconsin (Wisconsin State Journal)
May 3, 2010 National standards sought for teen drivers (USA Today)
April 30, 2010 Oprah’s No Phone Zone Day (The New York Times)
April 30, 2010 Md. Increases Push for Drivers to Put Down Phones (WJZ - Baltimore)
GHSA Member Peter Moe is interviewed in this video segment.
April 29, 2010 Thunder Beach organizers encourage bikers to ride responsibly (WJHG NBC News 7 - Panama City, Fla.)
GHSA Member Frederick Huff is interviewed in this video segment.
April 29, 2010 'No Phone Zone' rallies join texting fight (USA Today)
April 29, 2010 SHA partnering with Oprah show to make vehicles no phone zones (Cumberland Times-News - Cumberland, Md.)
April 28, 2010 Granholm to sign texting-while-driving ban Friday on 'Oprah' (The Detroit News)
April 27, 2010 Oprah Winfrey Says No to Distracted Driving (U.S. News & World Report)
April 27, 2010 Oprah Turns Attention to Distracted Driving (The Miami Herald)
April 27, 2010 Motorcycle deaths down in 2009 (FOX Toledo)
April 27, 2010 Gillibrand wants to mandate graduated licensing of young drivers (Star-Gazette, Elmira, N.Y.)
April 27, 2010 Utah's bikers warily approach riding season (The Salt Lake Tribune)
April 26, 2010 Statewide program teaches teens safe driving skills (The State Journal-Register - Springfield, Ill.)
April 26, 2010 Vroomer boomers (The Boston Globe)
April 25, 2010 Study: State's motorcycle deaths drop (The Indianapolis Star)
April 24, 2010 Motorcycle deaths drop in Jacksonville, statewide and nationally (The Florida Times-Union)
April 23, 2010 GA. Motorcycle deaths down (WALB News 10 - Albany, Ga.)
April 23, 2010 Motorcycle deaths off as economy cools sales (Chicago Sun-Times)
April 22, 2010 Motorcycle deaths unaccountably plunge after long rise (The Washington Post)
April 22, 2010 Motorcyclist deaths drop, sour economy cited (The Associated Press)
April 22, 2010 Motorcycle Fatalities: What’s Behind the Decline in Deaths? (The Wall Street Journal)
April 22, 2010 Motorcycle deaths decline in 2009 (Consumer Reports)
April 22, 2010 Motorcycle Deaths Down in 2009, First Time Since 1997, Says Report (The New York Times)
April 22, 2010 Motorcycle deaths down by 10% due to economy (USA Today)
April 22, 2010 Motorcycle Fatalities Drop Sharply in U.S. (U.S. News & World Report)
April 22, 2010 Motorcycle deaths drop nationwide (The Baltimore Sun)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey is quoted in this article.
April 22, 2010 Motorcycle deaths are expected to be down (Detroit Free Press)
April 22, 2010 Motorcycle Deaths Decline in Maryland (WJZ - Baltimore)
GHSA Member Peter Moe is interviewed in this video segment.
April 18, 2010 Steep drop in teen driver fatalities (The Boston Globe)
April 14, 2010 Highway work zone safety promoted (The Baltimore Sun)
GHSA Member Neil Pederson is quoted in this article.
April 14, 2010 Md. bans hand-held phones while driving; Pa. next? (The Evening Sun - Hanover, Pa.)
April 14, 2010 Minnesota vs. deadly DWIs: Who's winning? (Minneapolis Star Tribune)
GHSA Board Members John Saunders and Chuck DeWeese are quoted in this article.
April 12, 2010 Traffic deaths down, but not low enough (USA Today)
April 12, 2010 Michigan lawmakers may put digital billboards on hold (The Detroit News)
April 9, 2010 House passes cell phone bill (The Baltimore Sun)
April 8, 2010 Md. panel OKs bill on cell phone ban (The Baltimore Sun)
April 7, 2010 A first? Texting while driving leads to arrest (New Hampshire Union Leader)
April 6, 2010 Oprah fights distracted driving (The Washington Post)
April 5, 2010 Study shows accident rate dips for teen drivers in N.J. (Asbury Park Press - New Jersey Shore)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this article.
April 5, 2010 Drug czar says more people drive under influence of drugs than alcohol (PolitiFact.com)
April 2, 2010 Culver signs texting ban, but can law be enforced? (The Des Moines Register)
April 1, 2010 Conflicted Florida lawmakers try to push texting-while-driving ban (The Florida Times-Union - Jacksonville, Fla.)
March 31, 2010 Gov't Set to Ban Texting by Truck, Bus Drivers (The Associated Press)
March 30, 2010 Speeding 'cushion' may dwindle due to recession (USA Today)
March 25, 2010 Maryland Senate passes ban on using hand-held cellphones while driving (The Washington Post)
March 24, 2010 Ohio House OKs texting-while-driving ban (Hamilton Journal News - Dayton, Ohio)
March 22, 2010 Driving-texting ban gains momentum (Detroit Free Press)
March 21, 2010 Are School Buses Unsafe? (Parade Magazine)
March 18, 2010 Braun renews partnership for Driving Skills for Life campaign (NASCAR)
March 17, 2010 Why 70 Miles Per Hour Is the New 55 (The Wall Street Journal)
March 12, 2010 The recession's silver lining: fewer traffic fatalities in 2009 (The Baltimore Sun)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey is quoted in this article.
March 12, 2010 Road fatalities curve sharply down (USA Today)
March 11, 2010 Suncoast lawmaker pushes for ban on driving while texting (WWSB ABC 7 - Sarasota, Fla.)
March 10, 2010 OCPD Teams Up with State Highway Administration and Local Law Enforcement for St. Patrick’s Day Enforcement Blitz (Ocean City Police Department)
GHSA Member Neil J. Pedersen is quoted in this article.
March 10, 2010 Texting While Driving: Put The Thumbs Away (National Public Radio)
March 7, 2010 Word to youth: Texting, driving don't mix (USA Today)
March 5, 2010 Lifelike drunk driving ads target bar patrons (The Capital - Annapolis, Md.)
GHSA Member Jeremy Gunderson is quoted in this article.
March 5, 2010 N.J. drivers still call -- and crash (Courier-Post - Cherry Hill, N.J.)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this article.
March 2, 2010 Md., Va. consider ignition breathalyzers for first offense (The Washington Post)
March 1, 2010 Near-Term Solutions for Distracted Driving (Occupational Health & Safety)
GHSA Chairman Vernon Betkey is quoted in this article.
Feb. 28, 2010 Fla. deadliest state for walkers, cyclists (USA Today)
GHSA Board Member Marianne Trussell is quoted in this article.
Feb. 26, 2010 On Patrol and Almost Undercover (The New York Times)
Feb. 23, 2010 ‘Millennials’ an always on, texting generation (MSNBC)
Feb. 23, 2010 U.S. driving decline is in reverse (USA Today)
Feb. 22, 2010 Enforcement key to law on young motorists (The Buffalo News)
GHSA Member David Swarts is quoted in this article.
Feb. 22, 2010 Rethinking ban on texting (Argus Leader - Sioux Falls, S.D.)
Feb. 22, 2010 Texting ban backers: Gap in bill may cost Iowa federal money (The Des Moines Register)
Feb. 18, 2010 Residents react to proposed cell phone ban in Ann Arbor (AnnArbor.com)
Feb. 17, 2010 Two cell phone bills advance (The State - Columbia, S.C.)
Feb. 16, 2010 Kan. Senate passes bill toughening seat belt law (The Alva Review-Courier - Alva, Okla.)
Feb. 14, 2010 OMG: Teen texting block? (The Holland Sentinel - Holland, Mich.)
Feb. 10, 2010 Mass. lawmakers may ban texting while driving (The Daily Free Press - Boston University)
Feb. 10, 2010 Seat belt law aims to save lives, money (The Wichita Eagle)
GHSA Board Member Pete Bodyk is featured in this article.
Feb. 9, 2010 Accidents Will Happen (The Texas Tribune)
Feb. 8, 2010 Chapel Hill considers cell phone ban for drivers (WRAL.com - Raleigh)
Feb. 8, 2010 Adults would be ticketed if teens without helmets (49 ABC News - Topeka)
Feb. 7, 2010 Texting bans raise questions of enforcement (The Boston Globe)
Feb. 6, 2010 Alaska considers ban on drivers' cell phones (Anchorage Daily News)
Feb. 5, 2010 Lack of seat belts ends in tragedy (The Detroit News)
GHSA Member Anne Readett is quoted in this article.
Feb. 4, 2010 Texting while driving in R.I.? ‘YBS’ (The Providence Journal)
GHSA Member Janis Loiselle is quoted in this article.
Feb. 4, 2010 Bill to ban texting while driving passes House (The Courier-Journal - Louisville)
Feb. 3, 2010 LaHood Backtracks on ‘Stop Driving It’ (The New York Times)
Feb. 3, 2010 Texting Ban Planned for South Carolina School Bus Drivers (South Carolina News)
Feb. 3, 2010 When Cellphone Bans Don't Curb Crashes (The Wall Street Journal)
Feb. 2, 2010 Ind. House OKs bill banning texting while driving (The Associated Press)
Jan. 30, 2010 California's hand-held cellphone ban hasn't reduced crashes, study says (Los Angeles Times)
Jan. 29, 2010 Hands-free cellphones just as likely to distract drivers (The Washington Post)
Jan. 29, 2010 Driver phone bans' impact doubted (USA Today)
Jan. 29, 2010 Study: Distracted driving laws don't stop crashes (The Associated Press)
Jan. 29, 2010 Girl, 13, among those urging texting ban (The Wichita Eagle)
Jan. 28, 2010 Va. Senate passes bill strengthening seat-belt law; measure heads to the House of Delegates (The Washington Post)
Jan. 27, 2010 U.S. bans truckers, bus drivers from texting while driving (The Washington Post)
Jan. 26, 2010 DOT Bars Commercial Drivers From Texting at Wheel (ABC News and The Associated Press)
Jan. 26, 2010 State might rely on technology to catch speeders in work zones, other dangerous spots (The Post-Standard - Syracuse)
Jan. 26, 2010 State House bill would ban talking or texting while driving (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette)
Jan. 26, 2010 Feds ban texting by truck, bus drivers (USA Today)
GHSA Member Alberto Gutier is quoted in this article.
Jan. 26, 2010 DOT Is Expected to Ban Texting for Commercial Drivers (The Wall Street Journal)
Jan. 25, 2010 Exclusive: Cars, phones 'the new DUI'? (The State - Columbia, S.C.)
Jan. 25, 2010 Legislators allow danger on state roads (Lansing State Journal)
Jan. 24, 2010 One week, no phone (The Tuscaloosa News)
Jan. 22, 2010 Senator seeks new cell phone restrictions (The Western Front - Western Washington University)
Jan. 22, 2010 Muskegon teen lives to talk about growing problem of distracted driving (The Muskegon Chronicle)
GHSA Member Anne Readett is quoted in this article.
Jan. 21, 2010 Legislators must ban cell phone use while driving (Daily Tribune - Oakland County, Mich.)
Jan. 20, 2010 Corzine signs seat belt and crosswalk laws (Asbury Park Press - New Jersey Shore)
GHSA Board Member Pam Fischer is quoted in this article.
Jan. 20, 2010 House panel hears from backers of texting ban (The Wichita Eagle)
Jan. 18, 2010 Administration Considers Federal Ban on Texting While Driving (Politics Daily)
Jan. 15, 2010 LaHood Steps Up Campaign Against Texting While Driving (The Wall Street Journal)
Jan. 14, 2010 Galveston bans drivers from texting, e-mailing (The Houston Chronicle)
Jan. 14, 2010 New Group Raising Awareness of Distracted Driving (Occupational Health & Safety)
Jan. 13, 2010 Alabama House panel votes to ban texting while driving (The Associated Press)
Jan. 12, 2010 Report: Cell phone distraction causes one in four US car crashes (The Christian Science Monitor)
Jan. 12, 2010 FocusDriven Laws against texting and driving (Examiner)
Jan. 11, 2010 Oklahoma City police pursue solutions for risky intersections (The Oklahoman)
Jan. 11, 2010 3 Services Help You Keep Your Eyes on the Road (SmartMoney.com)
Jan. 7, 2010 Driver safety bills stuck at idle (The Boston Globe)
Jan. 6, 2010 AP Survey: Ala. Lawmakers Want Driver Texting Ban (ABC News)
Jan. 6, 2010 Editorial: More than hope (The Gainesville Sun)
Jan. 5, 2010 Three more states enact texting-while-driving bans (USA Today)
Jan. 5, 2010 NH motor vehicle fatalities at 47-year low (The Telegraph - Nashua, N.H.)
Jan. 1, 2010 Bills to Curb Distracted Driving Gain Momentum (The New York Times)
Jan. 1, 2010 New Ways to Become a Criminal in 2010 (CBS News)