WASHINGTON – The U.S. National Highway Traffic Safety Admin. admits it needs to collect more accurate data from crashes where distracted driving, such as texting while behind the wheel, may have been a factor. “We’re taking steps to take more accurate and better data to define the size and nature of crashes related to distraction,” NHTSA Deputy Administrator Ronald Medford tells the Society of Automotive Engineers’ annual Government/Industry meeting here. Ray LaHood, who heads the U.S. ...

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