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UNT Student Competes In Nat’l Texting Championship

A University of North Texas student is in New York City preparing to compete in the fifth annual LG U.S. National Texting Championship. Sarah Wood is one of just 12 other “texters” competing.


A woman talks on a cell phone as she drives. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

TxDOT Launches Distracted Driving Awareness Campaign

In 2009 alone, distracted drivers caused more than 100,000 Texas crashes. To help combat the problem, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is launching the “Talk. Text. Crash.” campaign.


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State Legislation Aims To Better Prosecute ‘Sexting’

Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is throwing his support behind a bill filed aimed at stopping sexting. Right now the only way to prosecute teens for sexting is under existing child pornography laws.


A man writes a text message on his mobile phone while driving in traffic. (credit: Bruno Vincent/Getty Images)

Survey: Texting While Driving Getting Worse

Texans believe texting and talking on phones while driving is getting worse and that roads are less safe than they were five years ago, despite declines in accident deaths.