News

2017

Majority of older Southern Californians use a cellphone while driving (UT San Diego, April 25, 2017)

Older people also talk on a cell phone while driving (Consumer Affairs, April 25, 2017)

UC San Diego Survey Finds 60% Of Seniors Use Cell Phones While Driving (KPBS, April 24, 2017)

Distracted driving among seniors (KUSI, April 23, 2017)

Survey: Nearly 60 percent of seniors use cell phones while driving (LGBT Weekly, April 23, 2017)

UCSD: Nearly 60 percent of seniors use phone while driving (10News, April 21, 2017)

2016

News In Numbers: How Doctors And The DMV Decide It’s Time For Californians To Stop Driving (KPBS, October 24, 2016)

California Researchers Say Teen DUI Programs Needed (Claims Journal, October 20, 2016)

Popular reality game Pokémon GO is distracting (Science Daily, September 19, 2016)

Thousands play Pokemon Go while driving, US research suggests (BBC, September 17, 2016)

We now have proof: Pokemon Go can be dangerously distracting (CNN, September 16, 2016)

Pokémon GO Is Actually A Health Hazard, Study Finds (Forbes, September 16, 2016)

2015

Distracted Driving (Public Health Minute, October 29, 2015)

Older People Guilty of ‘Distracted Driving,’ Study Finds (Newsmax Health, August 21, 2015)

Middle-Aged Drivers Admit to Using Cellphones While Driving, Even with Children in the Car (Elsevier, August 20, 2015)

Distracted driving is prevalent among middle-aged drivers too, study finds  (Elsevier, August 20, 2015)

Study: Despite Law, Drivers Increasingly Distracted by Mobile Devices  (KQED, July 2015)

Cellphone ban for driver who killed cyclist is ‘a reminder every day,’ judge says  (LA Times, June 5, 2015)

New Study to Track Elderly SD Drivers  (NBC San Diego, February 11, 2015)

National Grant Funds Project to Address Safety and Wellbeing of Older Drivers  (UCSD Health News, February 9, 2015)

2014

Medical School Launches New Program to Curb Distracted Driving (UCSD The Guardian, November 19, 2014)

Seniors on the Road:  How to Know It’s Time to Quit Driving (La Jolla Light, November 14, 2014)

University of California Helps Businesses Implement Cellphone Bans (Insurance Journal, November 10, 2014)

Car Companies Catch up to a Connected World (Marketplace Tech, October 29, 2014)

Smartphones on Wheels: A Safer Alternative to Texting While Driving? (KPBS, October 10, 2014)

Docs Urge Action to Stop Young Driver’s Texting (Reuters, September 19, 2014)

2013

San Diego Businesses Join Fight Against Distracted Driving (KPBS, December 5, 2013)

UC San Diego, CHP Team Up To Help Drivers Stop Texting (KPBS, December 4, 2013)

Class Aims to Refocus Distracted Drivers (UT San Diego, Dec 4, 2013)

83% of Adult Still Texting, Talking While Driving; UCSD to Educate San Diego Businesses (La Jolla Patch, December 4, 2013)

New Program Helps Curb Phone Use While Driving (UC San Diego Health Sciences Newswise, December 4, 2013)

New San Diego Distracted Driving Education Project to Help Curb Phone While Driving (News Medical, December 5, 2013)

Gadgets Blamed for Distracted Driving (UT San Diego, June 12, 2013)

Survey Results Reveal Distracted Driving Habits (Phys.org, April 13 2013)

Cellphone Use While Driving the Main Cause of Crashes (UPI, April 11, 2013)

San Diegans And Distracted Driving (KPBS, April 10, 2013)

Distracted Driving: Habits of San Diego Drivers Revealed (Science Daily, April 10, 2013)

Cell Phone Use Leading Cause of Distracted Driving (CBS10, April 10, 2013)

Polling San Diegans About Cell Phones and Driver Safety (Calit2, February 22, 2013)

San Diego Researchers Promote Safe Driving for Seniors (KPBS, January 4, 2013)

2012

Distracted Driving Common Among California College Students (ACPM Newsletter, May 4, 2012)

Texting While Driving Increases Crash Rate by up to 32 times (UCSD Guardian, May 3, 2012)

Distracted Driving is New DUI for College Students in San Diego (UCSD News, May 1, 2012)

College Students Guilty of Distracted Driving (Scholarships4moms.net, May 2012)

More Drivers Using Their Cell Phones (The Orange County Register, May, 2012)

When Tech and Health Collide: LOL and Texting (The Daily Nexus, May 1, 2012)

Put that Phone Away When Driving (The California Aggie, May, 2012)

College Kids Often Use Cell Phones While Driving: Study (US News, April 26, 2012)

Distracted Driving Rises Among Local College Students (Phys.org, April 25, 2012)

UCSD releases Study on Distracted Driving Among College Students (CBS8, April 24, 2012)

Nearly 80% of SD Students Distracted While Driving: Study (NBC San Diego, April 24, 2012)

College Students Admit To Distracted Driving (10 News, April 24, 2014)

Texting Worse Than Driving Drunk; College Students Chief Offenders (KPBS, April 24, 2012)

Number of San Diego College Student Driving Distracted on Upswing (La Jolla Patch, April 24, 2012)

UC San Diego Says Distracted Driving is Up among Students (Newswise, April 23, 2012)