January 24, 2019 |Volume 54, Number 1

Distracted drivingCellphone manipulations up 57 percent over prior survey

Manipulating a cellphone was a contributing factor in more than 800 crash deaths in 2017, IIHS estimates in a new study.

Talking not texting accounts for most phone use, drivers say

Drivers say they use their smartphones more often for calls behind the wheel than for texting, email or checking social media.

Modest use for iPhone 'Do Not Disturb' blocker

Few drivers use the automatic settings for the iPhone's "Do Not Disturb While Driving" feature.