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U.S. DOT and NHTSA Kick Off 5th Annual U Drive. U Text. U Pay. Campaign

NHTSA is mobilizing law enforcement officers nationwide to look out for drivers texting or using their phone behind the wheel.

Motorists Know Distracted Driving Is Risky But They Still Do It, Survey Finds

A new survey reveals that an overwhelming majority of people believe that distracted driving is a concern, but some continue to multitask while behind the wheel.

AAA Survey on Traffic Safety Reveals Driving Behaviors that Keep Auto Body Shops in Business

An annual survey by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety concludes that while most drivers want a greater level of security behind the wheel, their behaviors often contradict their attitudes about safety.

Subaru: 2019 Forester to Have Distracted-Driving Safety Feature on Touring Model

The 2019 Subaru Forester will offer a distracted-driving safety system as a standard feature on the SUV’s Touring model.

National Auto Body Council Members Team Up to Promote Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April

The National Auto Body Council (NABC) announced that its members will be hosting events and activities to promote safe driving throughout April, designated nationally as Distracted Driving Awareness Month.

Registration Underway for Collision Industry Golf Fundraiser in Dallas to Support National Auto Body Council Programs

Registration is underway for sponsors and golfers for the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Collision Industry Golf Fundraiser, which takes place April 4 in Dallas.

NABC Golf Fundraiser
Georgia Lawmakers Considering Hands-Free Cellphone Bill

House Bill 673 would enact a hands-free driving law for Georgia and stiffen the penalties for distracted driving.

Arizona Senate Approves Texting While Driving Ban

Forty-seven states have made it illegal to text while driving unless using a hands-free device, and Arizona may be next.

Distracted-Driving Law: Motorists in Washington State Will Receive $136 Ticket if Caught Using Phone

Under the E-DUI law, drivers may not use handheld cell phones or watch videos while they’re driving, stopped in traffic or at a stoplight.

Early Bird Registration Open for NABC Golf Fundraiser

Early bird registration for the National Auto Body Council’s (NABC) Golf Fundraiser is open until Dec. 9.

NABC Golf Fundraiser
U.S. Traffic Fatalities Continue to Rise, Even Though Distracted-Related Deaths Down

There were more U.S. traffic deaths in 2016 than in 2015, marking the second year in a row that the numbers have gone in the wrong direction.

National Auto Body Council Launches New Website with Member Shop Locator, Industry Calendar

The new website is designed to provide members and visitors with additional functionality as well as easier navigation to sign up and find resources to implement the NABC’s programs, the organization said.