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Distracted Driving & Don’t Mess With Texas

A distracted driving campaign joins the popular ‘Don’t Mess With Texas’ campaign in an effort to keep the state’s roadways clean and safe.

06/19/2014

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TxDOT Takes Aim At Distracted Driving

If you talk or text on your phone while behind the wheel of a vehicle, you will crash. That is the message from TxDOT, as they begin a campaign that will hopefully save lives.

06/18/2014

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Farmers Branch Passes Distracted Driving Ordinance

Farmers Branch has taken a step toward curbing distracted driving. Council members on Tuesday approved an ordinance that prohibits text communication while behind the wheel.

03/27/2014

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Ford Tour Shows Distracted Driving Dangers

Text messaging, taking selfies, fixing makeup — there is a long list of things that people should not be doing while driving, and a special program is showing exactly how dangerous these activities can be.

03/21/2014

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Driving Simulator Shows Why ‘It Can Wait’

AT&T has been spearheading a campaign to tell drivers that “it can wait” when it comes to texting behind the wheel. A driving simulator is showing the importance of that message.

09/19/2013

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Review: States Stepping Up Fight Against Distracted Driving

While no U.S. state fully bans cell phone use while driving, a new report finds that many states are stepping up their efforts to fight distracted driving.

CBSDFW.COM–07/17/2013

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Cell Phone Carriers Unite In Anti-Texting Ads

The country’s four biggest cell phone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving.

05/14/2013

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State House To Revisit Distracted Driving Ban

The latest push to ban texting while driving in Texas could set off another showdown at the Capitol. Texas is one of less than a dozen states where texting while driving remains legal.

04/17/2013

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Study: More Adults Text & Drive Than Teens

A new study conducted by AT&T shows that adults are actually worse than teens when it comes to texting behind the wheel, and nearly all of them know that it’s wrong.

03/28/2013

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New Push To Ban Distracted Driving In Texas

Everybody knows that texting while driving is dangerous. Now, there is a new statewide push to get people to put the phone down while sitting behind the wheel.

02/27/2013

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State Lawmakers Consider Distracted Driving Ban

The House Transportation Committee will hear testimony on Tuesday from people who lost relatives to traffic accidents that involved distracted driving.

02/26/2013

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Students Get Firsthand Look At Distracted Driving Dangers

Watching through special goggles attached to a high-tech simulator, high school senior Tyera Breeze had what would be an important experience. “This is life-changing,” she said.

CBS 11–02/25/2013

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