Transportation secretary "on a rampage" to fight distracted driving

01/11/2010 | Cars.com/Kicking Tires blog

Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood at Detroit's North American International Auto Show said he's "on a rampage" to fight the dangers posed to traffic safety by distracted driving. LaHood stressed public education for young motorists, drivers' accountability as well as tough enforcement as key solutions to address the problem. The Transportation Department also is conducting test programs in implementing safety laws against cell phone use while driving in New York and Connecticut, he added.

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