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Distracted Driving

Texas PD Improves Officer Safety with Mobileye Collision Avoidance System

The system works like advanced driver assistance systems (ADAS) that provide lane departure and collision warnings but has police-specific features such as the ability to turn the alerts off.

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Distracted Teen Who Struck an Off-Duty Minnesota Officer Sentenced

A teenager who was distracted by her cell phone when she struck and killed an off-duty officer with the Blaine (MN) Police Department—as well as his wife who was riding with him on their motorcycle—has been sentenced to 60 days in jail followed by three years of probation.

Mother of Officer Killed by Distracted Driver: "No Text So Important"

The mother of the officer with the Salt River (AZ) Police Department who was killed by a driver distracted by a text message on their phone says that the public should pay tribute to her son by stopping the practice of texting while driving.

Ohio Officer Injured as Distracted Driver Slams Into His Patrol Vehicle

According to WLWT-TV, Officer Scott Hamilton was in a town of the same name when the driver took a sudden left turn directly in front of the oncoming officer's car.

Departments Vow Traffic Enforcement Crackdown During Holiday Weekend

Police across the country are stepping up traffic enforcement during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend, focusing especially closely on distracted and impaired drivers.

Video: Missouri Officer Suspended for "Distracted Driving" Crash with Bicyclist

A police officer with the Peculiar (MO) Police Department has been suspended after a "distracted driving" collision with a stationary bicyclist.

"Distracted" Missouri Officer Collides with Stationary Bicyclist

A police officer with the Peculiar (MO) Police Department has been suspended after a "distracted driving" collision with a stationary bicyclist. More Here. 

Stalker Radar Is Doing Its Part to Stop Distracted Driving

Stalker Radar, known for its police radar and Lidar, is joining the U.S. Department of Transportation and National Highway Traffic Safety Administration in an effort to stop distracted driving with the #justdrive campaign.

Video: Dashcam Shows MN Deputy Nearly Hit by Car

A harrowing dashcam video released by the Washington County (MN) Sheriff's Office shows Deputy Greg Reiter being thrown to the ground after a car struck an SUV at an intersection.

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Video: Georgia Officers Pose as Construction Crew to Catch Distracted Drivers at Busy Intersection

Police say making good distracted driving cases are tough because it is often challenging to figure out exactly what the driver is doing in the car. This way, their cases are much stronger.

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