LA County Sheriff's, CHP To Increase Distracted Driving Enforcement In Santa Clarita
"However, texting is not the only distracted driving behavior; other unsafe driving distractions include putting on makeup, tending to children in the backseat, eating, tuning the radio, checking Global Positioning System navigation, and even daydreaming", DHSMV notes.
Under current Washington law, it's illegal to text or hold your phone to your ear while driving. "Use of handheld devices has been a motor vehicle violation for some time, but (cellphones) have become such a large part of most people's lives, they find it hard to put down, even when driving".
Officers will be enforcing phone and texting laws, as well as other vehicle violations, including Assembly Bill 1785, which prohibits the use of wireless communication or use of Global Positioning System unless the device is voice operated, hands-free, installed in the auto console or mounted to the vehicle's dashboard.
Officers will be looking for those drivers with their cell phones in their hands on the freeways. "If you get three in 18 months, your maximum fine is $450, the minimum stays the same".
Inform family and friends you'll be driving and unable to call or text.
But distracted driving and the increasing use of smartphones are also being pin-pointed as potential factors. "U Pay" campaign is being carried out in April because the National Safety Council has designated it as District Driving Awareness Month.
AAA research has found that the cognitive distraction of a conversation and using technology is more risky than first thought, and may distract drivers up to 27 seconds after they hang up the phone.
"This data makes it clear that distracted driving is one of the most urgent public safety problems facing our communities today", said Hari Balakrishnan, chief technology officer of CMT. "Phone" and "Texting or Emailing" were listed as distractions for 23% of all distracted drivers, but while it may not be number one, using a phone is especially unsafe.
"People are less and less present in what they're doing because these phones take their attention away", said Jeff Larason, the state's director of highway safety. Furthermore, 10 percent of all drivers ages 15 to 19 involved in fatal collisions were reported as distracted at the time of the collisions. "We can avoid that - we just have to turn our phones off and turn safety on", Ward said.
The entity that remains of Yahoo after the deal closes is also getting a new name, Altaba Inc., the company said in March. A rep for Yahoo declined to comment beyond a statement from Mayer when the Verizon deal was first announced a year ago .
Pleased with his honesty, Kyrgios was then overheard saying "I want to see this on social media" as Zverev gave him a thumbs up. But he earned another and made no mistake, attacking Zverev's second serve for a 5-4 lead before closing out the first set.
She gave, as a hypothetical answer, "if two foreigners were having a conversation" about a possible bombing with an American. The Daily Caller News Foundation Investigative Group published a report Monday quoting former U.S.
According to Stefanick, it was tough getting pumped up about the Women's Worlds because of all the uncertainty. Canada and the USA have met in every world championship final dating back to the first one in Ottawa in 1990.
I'd put money it... and I can't help thinking we might even get a Batgirl cameo during the upcoming Batman solo film, The Batman . Batgirl has changed a lot throughout the decades, with various characters adopting the mantle.
Average March transaction pricing in March increased by $1,800, boosted by a $2,500 increase in average F-Series transactions. Also, EVP Karl-Thomas Neumann sold 1,379 shares of General Motors Company stock in a transaction on Monday, February 13th.
USA officials would not say how long the ban will continue, saying only that it will be reevaluated on a regular basis. The British ban includes smartphones, if they are larger than 16cm long, 9.3cm wide and 1.5cm deep, the BBC reports.
While the two suspects were arrested by the Malaysian authorities, suspicions of other North Korean agents' involvement remained. Airport CCTV footage shows them approaching Kim Jong-nam and apparently smearing his face with a piece of cloth.
SpaceX is developing a viable commercial launch ability, but Musk has not been shy about his ultimate goal of colonizing Mars. He added that his team were also working on recovering the second "booster" stage, which now burns up in the atmosphere.
Among the names in the second list was Mukesh Goel, now the Leader of the Opposition in the North Delhi Municipal Corporation. His threat to quit the party came a day after the Congress released its second list of candidates for the civic polls.
Will Carl's Jr . and Hardee's have better luck? "It was time to evolve", executive creative director Jason Norcross explained. The company still has its eye on its prized "hungry young guy" demographic, but upscale changes are coming.
Moto G5 smartphone launched in India
The device features a refined camera experience with the signature Best Shot software, beautification mode, and professional mode. For connectivity , this phone offers options of 4G VoLTE, WiFi 802.11 a/b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.2, Global Positioning System etc.
Senate GOP needs Pence to break tie on family planning funds
President Trump is expected to sign the Title X measure, though his administration is yet to release a statement of intent on it. The Title X grant of the Public Health Service Act is the only federal program focused exclusively on providing family planning.
Hot day in Delhi
The weather conditions will remain the same and temperatures will continue to settle way above the 40-degree mark. The maximum temperature in Amritsar was 34.8 degrees Celsius, five notches above normal.
Anti-allergy medicine EpiPen recall expands to US
The St.Louis, Missouri-based company initially did not include the United States in the recall, but later added them to the list. For better designation the "adult" dose has a yellow label and the "junior" dose has a green label.
Recall issued for some EpiPen products
The problems could be potentially life-threatening, although Mylan described the incidence of the defects as 'extremely rare'. Mylan responded by initiating sales of a so-called authorized generic for $300, but now faces increased competition, as well.
All of 140 characters of Twitter are now available for reply
Twitter users-old and new are particularly frustrated at some of the unclear rules surrounding how they compose and send tweets. September of past year , it made an exception for media attachments (images, GIFs, videos, polls, and more ) and quoted tweets.
April the giraffe's live video feed is back up!
April-watching has become a regular pastime for many, but so far the situation has been pretty calm in the maternity suite. The latest update , which came on Thursday, March 30, stated that April's behavior "is very off from normal demeanor".