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

US pedestrian road deaths on ‘alarming rise’ — 2018 estimate near 1990’s total: Report

Pedestrian Deaths in U.S. Approach Highest Number in Nearly 30 Years, Study Shows
The New York Times, March 7, 2019

Tennessee, Delaware, Wyoming, Texas, and Montana made for over 30 percent of road deaths due to phone-specific distracted driving (2015-16): Research

Pay attention to the road! Tennessee tops cellphone distracted driving deaths list
The Tennessean, March 6, 2019

‘Pittsburgh Principles’ set by Mayor Peduto with driverless tech developers — policies include safety, transparency and data sharing

Autonomous car testing plan aims to boost public confidence
Associated Press, March 4, 2019

Recreational marijuana and road safety: need to measure/enforce impairment at odds with scientific evidence for establishing threshold

Experts say legal weed calls for a ‘paradigm shift’ on how we think about impairment — and drugged driving
Hartford Courant, February 15, 2019

Safety claims of automated steering discredited — independent data review shows U.S. agency’s flawed methodology inflated improvement

In 2017, the feds said Tesla Autopilot cut crashes 40% — that was bogus
ArsTechnica, February 13, 2019