Browsing: Distracted Driving
Despite anti-texting and driving laws, drivers in Ohio still use their cell phones. Officials say distracted driving is a problem.
Dave Muslovski’s family works to toughen laws in Ohio after he was killed by a texting driver in 2010. They say the current laws aren’t tough enough.
The News Outlet stationed reporters on bridges in Akron, Cleveland and Youngstown to record the number of drivers holding cell phones. They found rates higher than what the federal government estimates.
A Euclid driving instructor spots 14 drivers using cellphones during a 45-minute drive-along with reporters from The News Outlet.
We’ve all seen them – distracted drivers using a cellphone. National and state traffic safety officials say it’s a problem. So, The News Outlet decided to find out how much of a problem. Here’s Billy Ludt with the first of a three-part series.
Despite a state law banning the practice, there are still some Ohioans who text while driving. Even more will talk on their cell phones while behind the wheel. Reporters with The News Outlet wanted to see how many – so, they went on a ride with a driving instructor. Here’s Jay Jackman with more.
Tina Muslovski Yanssens of East Palestine is on a crusade to toughen Ohio’s laws after a texting driver killed her father. Reporters from The News Outlet spoke with her at her father’s business in Campbell. John Veauthier reports.
Survey shows Ohioans more comfortable with talking and driving, than with texting and driving.