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Video Proves That Trucker Was Cut Off -- And Texting -- Before Crashing Off I-75 Overpass

Video Proves That Trucker Was Cut Off — And Texting — Before Crashing Off I-75 Overpass

The Florida Highway Patrol has released video that shows that a truck driver was cut off but that he was… Read more »


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Doritos Truck Grinds The Guardrail

VIDEO: Doritos Truck Almost Grinds The Guardrail

Between Phoenix and Los Angeles on I-10. Video Credit: Northern California Dashcam


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CBS2 Discovers That Trucks Aren't Really "Hauling Danger"

CBS2 Discovers That Trucks Aren’t Really “Hauling Danger”

After intense backlash from the trucking community over a sensational report blaming trucking for horrendous highway accidents, a CBS2 reporter… Read more »


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A Terrifying Reminder Not To Text And Drive

VIDEO: A Terrifying Reminder About What Can Happen When You Text Behind The Wheel

A London trucker who is preoccupied with his phone causes a brutal chain reaction crash. Miraculously, everyone survived the crash…. Read more »


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Texting Teen Charged After Causing Nasty 10 Vehicle Crash

Texting Teen Charged After Causing Nasty 10 Vehicle Crash

A seventeen year old girl is facing charges after Maine police say she caused a ten vehicle crash while distracted… Read more »


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Truck Driver Caught Using Not One But Two Phones While Behind The Wheel

VIDEO: Truck Driver Caught Using Not One But Two Phones While Behind The Wheel

A U.K. truck driver was caught red handed as he steered with his forearms while texting with one hand and… Read more »


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Overturning Truck Almost Takes Out Ohio Trooper

VIDEO: Overturning Truck Almost Takes Out Ohio Trooper

An Ohio State Trooper released video showing his close call with an overturning truck in a residential area on September… Read more »


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Crash Survivor Confronts Teens In Gut Wrenching Distracted Driving Video

VIDEO: Crash Survivor Confronts Teens In Gut Wrenching Distracted Driving Video

A woman who was partially paralyzed and lost both of her parents when an 18 wheeler swerved to avoid crashing… Read more »


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New Jersey Eyes Bill Banning Coffee Drinking While Driving

New Jersey Eyes Bill Banning Coffee Drinking While Driving

New Jersey lawmakers are considering a bill that would make it illegal to drink beverages like coffee while behind the… Read more »


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Traffic Deaths Rise By 7.7% In 2015

Traffic Deaths Rise By 7.7% In 2015

The┬áNational Highway Traffic Safety Administration recently reported that deaths caused by vehicle crashes spiked in 2015, reaching their highest level… Read more »


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Three Killed In Two Semi Crash On I-80

Police Say Pokemon Go Was Not The Cause Of I-40 Crash That Killed Trucker

Knoxville police say that there is no substance to the viral Facebook post that claims that the motorist involved in… Read more »


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Pokemon Go Is Creating Dangerous Driving Conditions

“Pokemon Go” Is Creating Dangerous Driving Conditions

The new smartphone game “Pokemon Go” has taken distracted driving to such a crazy new height that many transportation safety… Read more »


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Truck Driver Can't Resist Looking At Phone -- And Pays The Price

VIDEO: Truck Driver Can’t Resist Looking At Phone — And Pays The Price

This truck driver can’t seem to resist checking his phone as he drives and in the seconds he takes his… Read more »


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Trucker Pleads Guilty In Georgia Nursing Student Crash

Truck Driver Indicted On Homicide Charges For Deaths Of Georgia Nursing Students

Today a grand jury indicted a truck driver and his company for their role in the deaths of five Georgia… Read more »


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Trucker Says Swerving Semi Driver Was On Cell Phone

VIDEO: Trucker Says Swerving Semi Driver Was On Cell Phone

In video recently shared by a CDLLife reader, a trucker films a fellow driver who he says was swerving in… Read more »


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Police Suspect Distracted Driving To Blame In Fatal Crash

Police Suspect Woman Killed After Rear Ending Truck Was Distracted By Phone

Michigan State Police say that they suspect that a woman who died after crashing her car into a stopped truck… Read more »


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Ted Talk On Distracted Driving

TED TALK: Distracted Driver Shares How His Life Changed After He Was Hit By Semi

Brad Gorski blew through a red light while texting and driving and wound up getting t-boned by a truck. In… Read more »


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Fake Funeral Home's %22Text And Drive%22 Billboard

PHOTO: “Funeral Home” Billboard Encourage Drivers to ‘Text And Drive’

An ad agency in Toronto created this billboard advertising for a fake funeral home as a slightly morbid reminder of… Read more »


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The Difference Between Professional Drivers And Motorists

VIDEO: The Difference Between Professional Drivers And Motorists

Following a three vehicle crash in Whittier, California, clueless four wheelers speed around, through, and even into the wrecked cars… Read more »


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Distracted Four Wheeler Crashes Into Truck

VIDEO: Distracted Four Wheeler Crashes Into Truck

Dash cam to the rescue once again as a reportedly distracted four wheeler loses control and smashes into a truck’s… Read more »


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#JustDrive

VIDEO: NHTSA’s Powerful #JustDrive PSA

The dangers of distracted driving are laid out in the NHTSA’s visually powerful #JustDrive PSA video. Video Credit: USDOTNHTSA  


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Maryland Police Use Dump Trucks To Catch Distracted Drivers

Maryland Police Use Dump Trucks To Nab Texting Drivers

Police in Maryland used dump trucks to spot texting drivers during a distracted driving enforcement operation on I-95 yesterday. Operation… Read more »


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Snapchat Sued For Speed Filter

Snapchat “Speed Filter” Blamed For Teen’s 107 MPH Crash

A popular social media app called Snapchat is being blamed in a lawsuit for tempting a teen to drive well… Read more »


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LifeSaver App

Truck Driver App: LifeSaver

We all know that distracted driving is dangerous, but even the best of us can sometimes succumb to the temptation… Read more »


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Blitz

Oregon Police To Conduct Distracted Driving ‘Saturation Patrol’

On Saturday, April 23, through Sunday, April 24, law enforcement agencies in central Oregon will be conducting a “saturation patrol.”


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Teen Killed By Second Distracted Driving Crash

VIDEO: Texting Teen Killed By Her Second Distracted Driving Crash

In this powerful video, a teen’s family and friends come together to remember the brightness of her spirit and her… Read more »


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Trucker Vs. Sudden Traffic Slowdown

VIDEO: Trucker Vs. Sudden Traffic Slowdown

Watch as a sudden traffic slow down sends a trucker skidding along the highway in a multi-vehicle crash! You can… Read more »


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Bobtail Driver Swerves Into Trucker's Lane

VIDEO: Bobtail Swerves Into Trucker’s Lane

Watch the dash cammer’s swift reaction when a bobtail suddenly swerves into his lane, forcing him to take evasive action… Read more »


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Warning About Texting And Driving

VIDEO: Woman Who Hit Truck While Texting Shares Warning

A 22 year old woman who faced a series of life altering changes following a crash that occurred when she… Read more »


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Reading Trucker Runs Off Road

VIDEO: Truck Driver Reading While Driving Runs Off Road

Watch as this truck driver trying to read some papers lets himself become distracted and runs off the road! Video… Read more »


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Troopers Use Trucks

Troopers Use Big Rig To Nab Texting Drivers

Tennessee troopers are using 18 wheelers to catch and ticket texting drivers.


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VIDEO: Distracted Driving And Teens Crashes

VIDEO: Teens Driving While Distracted

Please share this video with your teens. Taking your eyes off the road for even just a few seconds can be deadly.

This video shows a series of teens who are driving while distracted. They take their eyes off the road for seconds. Their crashes are all caught on video.


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VIDEO: It Can Wait

VIDEO: It Can Wait

Please don’t text, post, email, search, or use your phone while driving. It’s not worth the risk. It can wait.


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Ms Manners Distravted Driving

Ms. Manners: Driving, Not A Secondary Task

When any of us are out driving, even if only in our cars or pick-up truck – whatever your driving, it is your primary task. It has no secondary.


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Guitar Playing Driver

VIDEO: Man Plays Guitar While Driving Truck

This video shows a man who is managing to operate his vehicle while jamming out on his guitar. This is distracted driving at its worst!


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Truck Driver Caught Watching Soccer Game While Driving

Truck Driver Caught Watching Soccer Game While Driving

This takes distracted driving to a whole new level.


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distracted teen

Dangerous Distraction: Teen Drivers Even More At Risk Than We Thought

Safety researchers have discovered that distraction plays a bigger role in accidents involving teen drivers than previously thought. New Study… Read more »


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Video: Mom Driving While Recording on Cell Phone Crashes

Video: Mom Driving While Recording on Cell Phone Crashes

A mother records her children, while she’s driving, and gets into a crash.


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Video: Girl Shares Tragic Texting and Driving Story

Video: Girl Shares Tragic Texting and Driving Story

This is the story of Liz Marks. On her way to school one morning, she received a text and it changed her life forever.

Please don’t text and drive, and don’t read your texts while you’re driving. One second can change your life forever.


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Video: Car Gives Truck a Little Rub

VIDEO: Car Gives Truck A Little Rub

A distracted driver gets up close and personal with a truck.


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Put The Phone Down & Drive

Put The Phone Down & Drive!

This driver says what we’re all thinking: “Put The Phone Down & Drive.”


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Video: Driver's Message to Texting Drivers

Video: Driver’s Message to Texting Drivers

Driver urges motorists to put the phone down and drive!


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Maine Police Launch Anti-Distraced Driving Initiative and recruit truck drivers to catch other truck drivers

Maine Police To Ride in Trucks To Combat Distracted Driving

Maine State Police launch anti-distraced driving initiative and recruit truck drivers to catch other truck drivers.


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Distracted truck driver involved in fatal NJ Turnpike week charged with homicide and lying to police about using cell phone

Truck Driver Allegedly Using Cell Phone In NJ Turnpike Wreck

A truck driver who was using his cell phone right before causing a fatal wreck two months ago on the New Jersey Turnpike now faces charges, state police said Friday. Henry Flores, of Union City, faces charges of vehicular homicide and lying to investigators about using his cell phone.


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Video: Distracted Driver Nearly Sideswipes Truck

Video: Distracted Driver Nearly Sideswipes Truck

According to the LiveLeak user who uploaded this video, the distracted driver acted totally oblivious to the fact that he just forced at truck into another lane. Thankfully, the truck driver was paying attention and was able to act quickly to avoid an accident.


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6 Ways That Social Media Can Contribute To Driver Depression -- And 6 Small Solutions You Can Try

Driver Crashes Into Truck And Dies After Posting to Facebook While Driving

Just moments after Courtney Ann Sanford, 32, posted a selfie and Facebook status exclaiming, “The happy song makes me HAPPY!” Sanford was dead.


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Close Call

VIDEO: Close-Call Caught On Dash Cam

This shocking dash cam footage shows a close call on I-29, after one of the truck drivers took his eyes off of the road.


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Accident Texas

Truck Driver Performs Heroic Act After Tragic Accident

Harris County, Texas State Troopers are currently trying to make a decision regarding charges for a truck driver who has admitted to causing an accident, which killed a young boy.


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Distracted Driving

Video: Oklahoma Police Cruiser Hit By Distracted Driving

Yesterday, Midwest City Police department in Oklahoma released this video of Sergeant Brad Rummell’s police cruiser being rear ended by a distracted driver. The entire incident was caught on dash camera.


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Text And Drive

VIDEO: U Text. U Drive. U Pay

Check out this new video from the distracted driving U Text. U Drive. U Pay campaign!


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