DPS: Rubbernecking Is Distracted Driving, Too

April 30, 2014

The recent legislative session included more efforts to put a clamp on distracted driving, especially by teenage drivers who are new behind the wheel. But despite a renewed push for legislation, there wasn’t any progress.

But the State Department of Public Safety is focusing on you — especially if you’re not focused on the road in front of you, and instead are looking at your phone or rubbernecking to check out an accident.

Bart Graves of DPS joined us to talk about distracted driving.