After Ky. Crash, NTSB Recommends Cell Phone Ban For Truckers

A deadly crash in Kentucky last year has prompted the the National Transportation Safety Board to recommend that states ban texting and cell phone use by truckers and other commercial drivers when they’re behind the wheel. The agency issued the recommendations after determining that a driver whose tractor-trailer crashed into a van, killing 11 people, […]

Governor Bans Texting While Driving in State Vehicles

From Kentucky Public Radio’s Tony McVeigh An executive order issued by Kentucky Gov. Steve Beshear prohibits text messaging by state employees driving government-owned vehicles. Beshear admits the ban will be hard to enforce, but says violators, if caught, could face personnel action. “We’re not going to put out some elaborate kind of enforcement scheme,” says […]