Distracted Driving

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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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AT&T Aims To Curb Texting & Driving

AT&T is leading a nationwide push to stop the deadly habit of texting while driving. The company hopes to spread one key message to drivers tempted by their phones: it can wait.

09/19/2012

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Event Educates DFW Teens On Distracted Driving

Hundreds of teenagers are expected to gather Saturday at Stonebriar Centre Mall in Frisco, in the hopes of winning a car and a $100,000 grant for their school.

09/14/2012

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TxDOT Signs To Regularly Display Traffic Death Numbers

The Texas Department of Transportation is hoping that a sobering new message on highway digital message boards will help save lives in the state. The advisory flashing on the boards lets drivers know that 1,785 people have died on Texas roads this year.

08/21/2012

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Wireless Provider Starts “Never Text & Drive” Campaign

AT&T launched a campaign to persuade customers to give up texting and driving. The wireless provider is calling on drivers, particularly teens, to take a pledge to stop what they call the “dangerous practice” of texting while driving.

08/15/2012

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July 4 Is The Deadliest Day For Teen Drivers

July 4 is one of the worst days for traffic fatalities for all drivers. For teen drivers, it’s the single most deadliest day.

06/29/2012

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States Urged To Enact ‘Distracted Driving’ Laws

Texting and/or talking while behind the wheel is not banned statewide in Texas. But the federal government has unveiled a plan to crack down on distracted driving.

06/08/2012

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