Why Did The Government's Scary Cell Phone Study Only Look At Stopped…

This morning we reported on a study from the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration that said 660,000 U.S. drivers are using their cell phones behind the wheel at any given point during the day. But when you read the fine print, the story changes a bit: the NHTSA got this data from looking only at drivers who… » 4/05/13 6:45pm 4/05/13 6:45pm

Are Distracted Driving Laws Threatening Our Civil Rights?

A San Francisco Bay Area DUI lawyer argues that law enforcement officers are abusing distracted driving laws to engage in unwarranted vehicle searches. He points out the unexpected civil rights ramifications of laws designed to make roads safer. » 5/31/12 4:30pm 5/31/12 4:30pm

Transportation Secretary Doesn’t Know What Distracted Driving Is

Ray LaHood, the US Secretary of Transportation, is on a personal crusade to rid the country of distracted driving. It would be important for him to know what distracted driving actually is, but a new interview with Washington DC's WTOP radio station shows he has no idea what he's doing. » 2/28/12 12:30pm 2/28/12 12:30pm

German Cops Track 4.2 Million Cell Phone Connects, Find Zero Criminals

In an effort to catch the arsonists responsible for thousands of burned cars in Germany's capital, and not just that one jealous guy from last year, Berlin police have monitered 4.2 million cell phone connections. They haven't caught a single arsonist. » 1/24/12 4:00pm 1/24/12 4:00pm