Steven Bloch

Automobile Club of Southern California

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Senior traffic-safety researcher and policy analyst with the Automobile Club of Southern California

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When AT&T asked the world-famous director Werner Herzog to produce short films on  the dangers of texting while driving , he agreed.

SoCal Drivers More Distracted than Ever

When AT&T asked the world-famous director Werner Herzog to produce short films on the dangers of texting while driving , he agreed.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Texting behind the wheel was  outlawed  in California almost two years ago, but more drivers are doing it now than ever before.

More + Drivers Are Texting behind the Wheel

Texting behind the wheel was outlawed in California almost two years ago, but more drivers are doing it now than ever before.

from Which Way, L.A.?

Driving while talking with a phone  to your ear is a crime in California starting tomorrow. It’ll cost 20 bucks for the first offense but no points against your driving record.

Hands on the Wheel – Cell Phone Law Takes Effect Tomorrow

Driving while talking with a phone to your ear is a crime in California starting tomorrow. It’ll cost 20 bucks for the first offense but no points against your driving record.

from Which Way, L.A.?

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