Distracted Driving

Study: Drivers lack focus near California schools

California drivers’ focus near schools has significant room for improvement, according to a study conducted Tuesday at 70 intersections at high schools in 24 California count ...

Another View: The epidemic of distracted driving

Many high school students returning to classes this fall will find a new topic added to their curriculum: the dangers of distracted driving. Or to put it in blunt terms a teenager ...

Distracted Driving Awareness Month nets 57K tickets

More than 57,000 drivers were ticketed for handheld cell phone talking or texting during April’s Distracted Driving Awareness Month, according to the California Office of Tra ...

Law enforcement watches for cell phones on the road

  If it doesn’t cost you life and limb, choosing to use a cell phone behind the wheel this week is more likely than ever to cost you a ticket. The Placer County Sherif ...

Placer Sheriff’s Office to continue distracted driving enforcement

Thanks in part to grant funding, the Placer County Sheriff’s Office will continue to crack down on districted driving from Feb. 25 to March 8.  The extended enforcement ...

Law enforcement cracking down on cell phone use while driving

The California Office of Traffic Safety, the U.S. Department of Transportation’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration, California Highway Patrol and 37 law enforcem ...

Reckless driving victims fundraiser to be held in Colfax boutique

On Saturday, July 21, Auburn native Emily Domenici will hold a ladies clothing exchange to raise awareness of distracted and reckless driving. The Jenny’s Clothing Swap Till ...