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Allen teenager Emily Rayyan Stambaugh was killed in a single car crash that police believe was the result of texting and driving. (credit: Allen Police Dept.)

Police Believe Allen Teen Was Texting Before Deadly Crash

A preliminary investigation has led one North Texas police department to believe a crash that took the life of a high school student may have been the result of texting while driving.

CBSDFW.COM–11/08/2013

A teenager looks down at her cell phone to read a text message as she drives. (credit: AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

It Can Wait: Documentary Discourages Texting And Driving

Texting while driving is a serious public safety concern. And now, a famous filmmaker is weighing in with a compelling and gritty documentary.

08/13/2013

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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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Film On Texting Danger Makes Impact On Students

Volunteering AT&T employes went to Richardson High School Wednesday to introduce junior and senior students to the It Can Wait no texting campaign, that includes emotional filmed testimonials.

CBS 11–09/19/2012

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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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State Summit Addresses Need For Texting & Driving Ban

The man in charge of the nation’s transportation system is taking aim at Texas and more than a dozen other states that don’t have bans on texting and driving.

04/26/2012

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TxDOT Encouraging Distracted Driving Awareness

The Texas Department of Transportation has started a campaign to stop distracted driving. TxDOT is saying simply – Talk. Text. Crash.

04/10/2012

A girl uses a cell phone to send a text message. (credit: Stan Honda/AFP/Getty Images)

Electronics Top Distractions For Teen Drivers

A new study of teen driving behavior has found that the use of electronic devices is the leader among distracted driving behaviors, and that teenage girls are twice as likely as boys to use cell phones or other electronic devices while driving.

03/26/2012