14 cities; 3 counties have enacted handheld bans as Arizona lacks even statewide texting ban — policeman’s death prompts latest legislative-push

Arizona may be closer than ever to banning cellphone use while driving, after officer’s death
The Arizona Republic, January 24, 2019

It’s time Missouri lawmakers ‘made public safety their priority’ — cellphone-related crashes up 35 percent since 2014 (over 2,500 in 2017): Op/Ed

Texting while driving can kill. Why is it still allowed on Missouri roads?
The Kansas City Star, January 20, 2019

Still leading cause of death for US youth, but ‘good public health injury prevention science’ has cut death rate from crashes by half since 1999: Research

Study: Youth death rates from vehicle crashes way down in almost two decades. Not so for guns.
Michigan Radio, December 19, 2018

Distracted driving of older (60+) drivers — though less common, instances bring more crashes and deaths: Research

Distracted driving: A booming threat to older drivers
The Sydney Morning Herald, December 3, 2018

Nine-months prison for driver who killed bicyclist in Victoria — guilty distracted driver admitted ‘flicking through the channels for a song’

Macedon crash driver Emma Kent jailed for killing cyclist after being distracted by music
ABC News, November 26, 2018

‘Inadequacies’ in UK crash reports are missed opportunity towards providing life-saving data: Research

Drink, drugs and poor vision may be contributing to more accidents than we thought
Daily Gazette and Essex County Standard, November 19, 2018