NTSB keyed in on what it termed “the expansive increase in portable electronic devices (PEDs), including cell phones, messaging and navigation systems, and entertainment devices, as well as the growing development of integrated technologies in vehicles" as being very detrimental to highway safety.
The National Transportation Safety Board (NTSB) has issued its annual “Most Wanted List,” which details the top-ten “advocacy and awareness priorities” for the agency in 2014. Not surprisingly, ranking high on the list are both the elimination of “distraction in transportation” and “substance-impaired driving.” “The traveling public relies on a safe and efficient transportation system,” stated NTSB Chairman Deborah A.P. Hersman in a ...
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