For a while, it seemed Colorado lawmakers had hung up on a proposal to restrict cellphone use in cars this year, but it turns out the bill was just on hold.
Texting and driving is illegal in Colorado but many drivers continue to break the law while behind the wheel. Law enforcement will be cracking down on drivers who continue with the dangerous habit beginning next week.
Pitkin County 911 communication center dispatchers now are monitoring another source for emergency responses.
More people are getting injured from distracted walking. A new study out of Ohio State University shows that walking and talking or texting on a cellphone can be dangerous, and even deadly.
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.
New apps offer kids the opportunity to text from their iPod, that has detectives in Jefferson County concerned that predators are getting new access to kids.
Parents got a lesson in what their children may be doing on their cell phones, iPads and laptops.
It is illegal to text and drive in Colorado, but many drivers continue to break the law. Now, there’s a push to make sure young drivers don’t start the risky habit.
Police in Denver were watching out for distracted drivers in the area of Santa Fe Blvd. and W. Evans Ave. this week. While conducting speed enforcement, they also were looking for distracted drivers.
In a way it was bound to happen. Teenagers are spending more time online and less time outside. Guess where the problem behaviors are moving? The National Crime Prevention Council reports more than 43 percent of teenagers now report being victims of cyber-bullying. That’s at the same time when face-to-face bullying went down.