10 years later, ’hands-free’ problems persist

Distracted driving accidents are down overall

Motorists are using their cellphones less often while on the road—10 years after “hands-free” became the law—but distracted driving still remains a safety challenge in California, officials say.
April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month and safety advocates are promoting education and enforcement efforts statewide.
Local police departments and law agencies from north to south will step up their enforcement efforts and join the California Office of Traffic Safety in the push to discourage distr...

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