Eyes on the Road

 
(Photos from Focus Driven)

This week TV9's Nicole Agee takes an in-depth look at what happens when drivers text. It's part of Eyes on the Road, a week-long series brought to you by Grinnell Mutual.

It will feature research happening here in Iowa and put texting teens behind the wheel. It's something families will want to watch together.
 

FocusDriven.org  |  National Hwy Safety Institute
Distraction.gov  |  BBC: Text & Drive Film (WARNING: Graphic Images)


Eyes on the Road

Iowa House Approves Compromise Texting Ban

DES MOINES (AP) - The Iowa House has approved a compromise package that puts new limits on sending or reading text messages while driving, including tough restrictions on young drivers. Lawmakers have... Read More »

Eyes on the Road: Dubuque Leads the Way

DUBUQUE - Lawmakers in Des Moines and Washington D.C. are talking about making it illegal to use cell phones while driving. And as that debate continues, the City of Dubuque didn't want to wait. It... Read More »

Iowa Senate Passes Text Message Ban

DES MOINES (AP) - The Iowa Senate has approved a ban on texting while driving, including an amendment that adds reading text messages as well as sending them. The Senate approved the amended bill 44-6... Read More »

Eyes on the Road: Teaching Teens

CEDAR RAPIDS - It's a tough lesson to teach, but perhaps harder to learn. Teens are are hearing they need to put down the phone when they pick up their license. Driver's ed instructors say it's challenging... Read More »

Eyes on the Road: Important Lessons from a Simulator

IOWA CITY - Do you know what your teens are doing in the driver's seat? Chances are, at one time or another, they're texting. According to AAA, nearly half of all 16 and 17-year-olds admit they regularly... Read More »

Iowa House Approves Ban on Texting While Driving

DES MOINES (AP) - The Iowa House has approved a measure which would ban drivers from writing and sending text messages while driving. The House approved the measure Tuesday on an 64-31 vote, sending... Read More »

POLL: Would you support a ban on cell phone use while driving in Iowa?

Take the KCRG.com Online Poll: Would you support a ban on cell phone use while driving in Iowa? Read More »

Eyes on the Road: Gone in a Moment

SHENANDOAH - It's may seem like a matter of moments, but taking your eyes off the road to text and drive is a dangerous habit. The Insurance Institute for Highway Safety says drivers who use hand-held... Read More »

Eyes on the Road - Coming February 22nd

Make sure to tune in next week as TV9's Nicole Agee takes an in-depth look at what happens when drivers text. It's part of a week-long series Eyes on the Road. It will feature research happening here... Read More »

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