‘If you own a car with partial automation, you do not own a self-driving car. Don’t pretend that you do’ — deadly distraction and overconfidence in car’s tech: Investigation

NTSB: Driver in fatal Tesla crash was playing video game
The Detroit News, February 25, 2020

Despite NTSB’s safety concerns, Fed’s position stays in backseat, sticks with ‘private sector leadership’ as plan for regulating US driverless tech-development

New US plan keeps autonomous vehicle standards voluntary
Associated Press, January 8, 2020

Device-makers; wireless tech skirt suits in US — harsh precedent for victims’ families: ‘product manufacturers are not liable for distracted driving accidents’

Apple Has Swatted Away Distracted Driving Lawsuits Without Much Trouble So Far
FairWarning, February 27, 2019

‘The worst part is the hint that the fine is too high, and the sentence too stiff.’ — handheld ban meme: Op/Ed

Texting while driving: it’s worse than you think
Chico Enterprise-Record, January 29, 2019

USDOT’s “Automated Vehicles 3.0” ‘guidelines’ make way for automation within motor vehicle rules

Latest federal self-driving car guidelines stick with self-policing approach
Detroit Free Press, October 4, 2018

California’s odd, oft-counter intuitive law can force speed limit increases in order to allow enforcement efforts that, in turn, save lives

As L.A. struggles to reduce traffic deaths, speed limits keep going up
Los Angeles Times, July 22, 2018

Distracted Deputy: With new evidence, LA County will pay settlement to family of cyclist killed by cop driving Sheriff Dept’s patrol car

Family of cyclist killed by L.A. sheriff’s deputy driving patrol car to be paid $12 million
Los Angeles Times, May 30, 2018