Peggy started the show breaking down how distracted driving is affecting red-light infractions. Statistics involving fatalities and injuries are revealed along with how much of an impact cameras located at intersections is having at curbing these violations.
Jeff Haley, acting executive director for the Distracted Driving Foundation, examines how implementing technology into a vehicle can make driving safe. Haley also explains the role both mobile carriers and automakers play in keeping roads free from harm.
Christopher Dell, director of product management for IMS, joins the show to discuss DriveSync and how it can impact safe driving. Dell delves into reasons why distracted driving continues to be a problem despite the warnings.
Anthony Foxx, secretary of transportation for the U.S. Dept. of Transportation, tells Peggy why distracted driving is a focal point of his department, the need for all states to adopt bans on texting while driving, and the importance of changing behaviors behind the wheel to prevent accidents.