Wednesday, August 18, 2010
Watch this video. Then make sure you share it.
A newly released report on pedestrian safety by NYC's transportation department "found that driver inattention was the most frequent cause for cars to collide with and seriously injure or kill pedestrians in New York City last year," notwithstanding that use of hand-held cell phones while driving is illegal in New York City. "Police in New York City issued an average of more than 600 summonses a day to drivers who used handheld cell phones. During a 24-hour blitz in January, it issued more than 7,000." Read more.
Monday, August 16, 2010
She writes: "What would really help with distracted driving is not simulators that teach people to avoid other cars on the highway. It’s tougher laws that actually penalize people who kill or maim people with their cars." Read more.