Hillsboro PD’s novel distracted driving sting nets 50 citations in three hours
Every city in America has a big problem when it comes to distracted driving. Most states have laws that outlaw it, but the challenge is enforcement.
What you should know about Oregon’s new distracted driving law
It’s good news for road safety advocates.
Undercover distracted driving sting leads to 107 stops in just 5 hours
Not sure how many deputies there were, but that’s a lot of law-breakers.
ODOT’s new safe driving competition will use app that locks phone screen while driving
Keep your phone locked while driving and you could win.
Phone use study finds Oregon drivers are “least distracted” in America
The most robust study of phone use while driving ever conducted.
Oregon Senate prez wants distracted driving penalties on par with drunk driving
Repeat violators could felony charges, a prison sentence or hefty fines.
State’s distracted driving campaign now includes unmarked patrol cars, task force
Watch out! Unmarked patrol cars are looking for distracted drivers.
Ask BikePortland: Is there a right way to confront someone who’s texting and driving?
This week, BikePortland reader Kim sent us a query that will be familiar to many people on the road.
Governor Kitzhaber, top legislators raise awareness of distracted driving
Oregon lawmakers say “It can wait” when it comes to texting and driving.