‘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

More of US population killed by Big Three of deadliest crash-factors — speed, impaired or distracted driving — (from 2000 to 2018) than died in both World Wars, combined

More Americans have died in car crashes since 2000 than in both World Wars
The Washington Post, July 21, 2019

Houston metro-area deemed most distracted behind the wheel by analytics app — panel calls for handheld ban in Texas

Tougher laws, technology needed to fight distracted driving epidemic, NTSB panel agrees
Houston Chronicle, April 11, 2019

‘Hands-free is not risk-free’ — NTSB calls on California to lead way; be first in US with universal ban for drivers

Out of the car, Siri. California urged to ban even hands-free cellphone use for drivers
The Sacramento Bee, April 3, 2019

US agency’s wish list of transportation safety improvements ‘written in blood’ — calls for handheld ban, lower BAC, and standard crash avoidance tech

Safety board highlights need for transportation improvements
Associated Press, February 4, 2019

Tempe autonomous test-car crash: Human backup driver was streaming video on her mobile, report confirms distraction

Police: Backup driver in fatal Uber crash was distracted
Associated Press, June 22, 2018