Navigation Apps and the Anti Distracted Driving Law

Nine months have passed since the Anti-Distracted Driving Act was enacted into law, but its implementing rules and regulations are not yet in place.

Road Safety Journalism Fellow Miguel Dumaual, takes a closer look at the law and highlights how navigation apps on mobile phones, if not used properly, can lead to a violation of the Anti Distracted Driving Act.

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This story was produced under the Bloomberg Initiative Global Road Safety Media Fellowship implemented by the World Health Organization, Department of Transportation and VERA Files.


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