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Other Passengers, Not Phones, The Biggest Distraction In Crashes For Teen Drivers

CHICAGO (CBS) — A new study has found distracted driving is to blame for nearly 60 percent of traffic accidents involving teenagers.

You might guess cell phones are the biggest distraction for young drivers, but guess again. 315 more words


Woman hurt in Wellington Street car crash

Ottawa police closed Wellington Street in both directions from Booth Street to the Portage Bridge on Thursday night after a two-vehicle crash left one car on its roof and a woman on the ground outside the vehicle. 88 more words

Local News

Weekend Rain Storms Flooded Freeways, Increase Accidents Throughout SoCal

LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — Waves of heavy rain led to flooded freeways and an increase in accidents in Southern California overnight, California Highway Patrol officials said Monday. 184 more words


AAA: Crashes Touch Third of Drivers, but Continue to Take Risks

LANHAM, Md. (WNEW) — Speeding was a primary contributing factor in almost 40 percent of traffic fatalities in D.C. in 2013, but AAA says Americans are still taking risks when driving. 572 more words

CBS Washington

PRESS RELEASE: Farmington police lift vehicle off DWI suspect pinned underneath

Farmington, NM – Farmington police officers lifted a vehicle off a woman after she rolled her SVU on Pinon Hills Boulevard. On January 2 at approximately 11:59 p.m. 178 more words


PRESS RELEASE: Fatal traffic crash on Pinon Hills Boulevard

Farmington, NM – At approximately 2:23 a.m. Farmington police were dispatched to a single-vehicle traffic crash on Pinon Hills Boulevard. Officers on scene learned that a blue 2010 Hyundai passenger car was traveling eastbound on Pinon Hills. 88 more words

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Wake Up Call

Driver Fatigue

You’ve been there before, driving and struggling to keep your eyes open. Drowsy driving can be as dangerous as drunk driving. When you are tired or fatigued, your reaction time, coordination, and vision all suffer. 121 more words

Keeping It Wheel