distracted driving

Smart car stuff of nightmares

I have recently been reading about ?driverless? cars. Computers will be driving the car. Then the driver can just sit behind the wheel and talk on the cell phone or text or work on ...

Driving distractions not all from cell phones

Local law enforcement is spreading the word that more than just cell phones can cause distracted driving. “Anything that you are doing above and beyond driving is taking away f ...

Placer DA, courts put two highly charged fatal distracted-driving cases under microscope

The Placer County District Attorney’s Office is now focusing on two high-profile, distracted-driving crashes that left three people dead. After more than a year, the trial of a ...

New CHP driving-while-distracted crackdown strikes home in Auburn area

The California Highway Patrol investigation of a March 17 double-fatal crash on Foresthill Road comes as law-enforcement agencies around California start a crackdown on distracted ...

Driving past distractions

ROSEVILLE — Sitting quietly and almost unnoticed in the corner of the auditorium stood a startling reminder of what happens when teenagers take risks on the road. It was a s ...

AAA launches pledge week to reduce distracted driving

AAA is hoping drivers will take a trip back in time for a week this month. The automobile association is asking motorists to ditch distractions like cell phones, text- ing and eat ...