Text While Driving In The Bay Area And You Might End Up On A Billboard

This month, some residents of San Francisco could discover photographs of themselves engaging in rather embarrassing behavior. A website has been collecting photos of people texting while driving, and some of those photos have now found their way onto billboards throughout the region. » 3/24/14 7:26pm 3/24/14 7:26pm

Game Designed To Prevent Distracted Driving Is Extremely Distracting

Having a phone within reach is too much for some drivers so we've created laws that make taking a call, texting or looking up directions illegal while behind the wheel. There are also apps that try to restrict usage, like the Road Wars "game" I tried that's designed to reward focused driving. There's just one problem… » 12/24/13 10:00am 12/24/13 10:00am

Genius Parents Curb Teen's Distracted Driving With Manual Transmission

If Jalopnik were to start handing out Parent of the Year awards, Seattleites Holly Johnson and her husband would have to be the top choices. They found the solution to distracted driving that we have LITERALLY BEEN PREACHING FOR YEARS — they bought their teenager a car with a stick shift. Huzzah! » 5/08/13 1:11pm 5/08/13 1:11pm

The Ten Most Dangerous Things You Can Do Behind The Wheel

Most of us spend months, maybe years, of our lives behind the wheel of a car. In that time you see some pretty crazy shit. Jalopnik readers had a few ideas about what's not cool while driving. » 5/02/13 11:02am 5/02/13 11:02am

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