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Distracted Driving

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Gadgets Top List Of Teen Driver Distractions

A new study of teen driving behavior has found that the use of electronic devices is the leader among distracted driving behaviors.

03/26/2012

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Study Says Teens Average 60 Texts Each Day

According to a new study, teenagers are sending an average of 60 texts per day. That number is up from 50 text messages in a 2009 survey.

03/20/2012

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Gov’t To Carmakers: Harness Dashboard Technology

Carmakers should design potentially distracting dashboard technology so it’s automatically disabled while the vehicle is in motion, federal safety officials said Thursday.

02/16/2012

Texting while driving

Arlington’s Texting While Driving Ban Now In Effect

Texting while driving could cut into your holiday shopping budget in a big way beginning today in Arlington. The city’s controversial ban on texting while driving is now in effect.

11/25/2011

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Study: Texans Are The 3rd Worst Drivers In The Nation

Think you’re a good driver? Think again. While it seems some Texans believe they’re the best drivers on the road, a new study says otherwise.

11/09/2011

In this photo illustration, a woman uses her mobile phone while driving. (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Texting Study Finds Slower Driver Response Times

Reading or writing a text message behind the wheel can more than double a driver’s reaction time, according to a new study.

10/05/2011

In this photo illustration, a woman uses her mobile phone while driving. (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Arlington City Council Passes Texting & Driving Ban

The City Council passed a ban on text messaging and driving by a 5-3 vote Tuesday, promising to have the law in place before the Thanksgiving holiday.

09/13/2011

In this photo illustration, a woman uses her mobile phone while driving. (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Arlington Moves To Ban Texting While Driving

Most cities in North Texas have banned cell phone use in school zones, but now Arlington looks set to be the first city to ban texting while driving.

08/17/2011

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Possible Driver Hand-Held Cell Phone Ban In Arlington

Arlington is looking at a possible ban on cell phone use by drivers. The Arlington City Council is considering an ordinance that prohibits all but hands-free cell phone use.

08/02/2011

In this photo illustration, a woman uses her mobile phone while driving. (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Texting While Driving Ban Heads To Perry’s Desk

Sending or reading text messages while driving would be outlawed in Texas under a bill passed by legislature and headed for Gov. Rick Perry’s desk.

05/30/2011

In this photo illustration, a woman uses her mobile phone while driving. (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Texas Officials Urge Students Not To Text & Drive

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will be spending the day getting around the state to appeal to students not to text while driving.

05/23/2011

In this photo illustration, a woman uses her mobile phone while driving. (credit: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images)

Texas House Passes Ban On Texting While Driving

Driving while sending texts from a cellphone would become a crime under a bill that passed the Texas House on Thursday.

04/08/2011

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