Distracted Driving

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CDOT Tries To Combat Distracted Driving

The Colorado State Patrol is launching a new campaign to combat distracted driving.

03/20/2015

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Bill Would Allow Coloradans To Use 1 Earphone Behind The Wheel

Cellphone makers have come up with lots of devices that make it easier to drive with both hands on the wheel while using their technology, but in Colorado one common setup for going hands-free is illegal.

03/05/2015

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Distracted Drivers Targeted In Red Nails, ‘Heads Up’ Campaign

More drivers in Colorado are sporting thumbnails painted red to keep them from being distracted while behind the wheel.

06/04/2014

Kelli & Jessica were killed when they were struck by an Illinois State Patrol officer (credit: CBS)

Mom Of 2 Killed In Crash Begins Distracted Driving Awareness To Emergency Responders

A mother who lost two daughters in a crash with a police cruiser is bringing her crusade of safety about the dangers of distracted driving to Denver metro area agencies.

04/17/2014

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Lawmakers Consider Limiting Cellphones In Cars

Colorado drivers would have to use a hands-free device to use their cellphones under a bill being considered by state lawmakers.

03/12/2014

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Woman Who Lost Daughter Continues Fight To Restrict Cellphones In Cars

Currently in Colorado drivers can be ticketed for texting and driving. Now some lawmakers want to make it easier to punish drivers talking on their cellphones – mainly drivers who don’t use hands-free devices.

03/07/2014

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Colorado Looks To Restrict Cellphones In Cars

A Colorado lawmaker who’s gotten complaints from constituents about drivers distracted by their cellphones is proposing banning their use in cars unless people use a hands-free device.

03/06/2014

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CBS4 Investigation Finds Spotty Enforcement Of Distracted Driving Law

Although people who text and drive are 23 more times likely to get in a crash, a CBS4 Investigation finds spotty enforcement of Colorado’s much ballyhooed distracted driving law which went into effect in 2009.

11/07/2012

Greg Edwards talks to CBS4's Tom Mustin from his hospital bed and looks at images of the crash that injured him. (credit: CBS)

Motorcycle Rider Has No Hard Feelings Towards Driver That Hit Him

Greg Edwards has been recovering in the hospital since the April 30 crash. He was driving through the intersection at Chambers and Iliff after his light turned green.

05/08/2012

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Teen Drivers Learn Skills Behind The Wheel

Hundreds of teen drivers hit the streets with designs on learning the rules of the road with safety in mind.

10/23/2011

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