Oregon law aims to curb distracted driving

Jay Winsten, associate dean and the Frank Stanton Director of the Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health’s Center for Health Communication, discussed the challenges of getting drivers to curb their cellphone use when behind the wheel in a September 29, 2017 interview on Oregon Public Broadcasting’s Think Out Loud program. On Oct. 1, a new law went into effect in Oregon aimed at reducing distracted driving.

Listen to the interview: News Roundtable | New Distracted Driving Law

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Putting the brakes on distracted driving (Harvard Chan School’s The Big 3)

Preventing Deadly Distracted Driving (The Forum at Harvard Chan School)

Designated Driver Campaign: Harvard center helped to popularize solution to a national problem (Harvard Chan School News)