Thank goodness April is "Distracted Driving Month."
Bad drivers got worse ... and drove more.
Drinking and driving laws vary from state to state, but in Wisconsin, it’s not until your fifth offense that you’re charged with a felony for drunk driving. That’s an awful lot of leeway for a behavior that so often leads to serious bodily harm. But as Urban Milwaukee points out, it’s not just the law […]
Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood is hosting a summit on the issue of distracted driving — specifically, driving while texting — with an eye to marshaling support for a national ban on the practice. To follow the summit as it unfolds, check out the agency’s live-blog or visit the live webcast of the proceedings. The event […]
Driving is too cheap in the United States. It’s a complicated thing to unpack, but David Levinson, engineering professor at the University of Minnesota and blogger at the Transportationist, attempted to analyze the cost per-minute. Levinson estimates that the true cost of driving — including vehicle purchase price, insurance, taxes, repairs, and costs like parking and […]
The $1.2-trillion infrastructure bill could end drunk driving as we know it.