August 04, 2014

Texting bans work: They cut teen traffic deaths by 11 percent, study finds

From The Washington Post
Not all texting bans are alike, of course. But ones aimed at teens and that allow primary enforcement of the law — i.e. they don’t require officers to have another reason for the traffic stop — had the most dramatic effect, a team of researchers at the University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Public Health found in a study published in the August American Journal of Public Health.

UAB in the News

 
 
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