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Texas House Passes Bill Outlawing Texting While Driving

For the third time, the Texas House has passed a bill outlawing texting while driving.

03/26/2015

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State House OKs Ban On Texting While Driving

A statewide ban on texting while driving gained preliminary approval in the Texas House on Wednesday, advancing a plan that four years ago fell victim to a gubernatorial veto.

03/26/2015

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Texas House OKs Ban On Texting While Driving, But Veto May Loom

A statewide ban on texting while driving gained preliminary approval in the Texas House on Wednesday, advancing a plan that four years ago fell victim to a gubernatorial veto – and could face a similar fate this time.

03/25/2015

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Denton Cracks Down On Distracted Drivers

Denton police say if they catch you texting while driving, you won’t be LOL.

02/16/2015

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Families Push For Statewide Ban On Texting While Driving

Sitting behind pictures of loved ones killed in crashes, 15 Texas families tearfully pleaded with lawmakers to support a statewide texting-while-driving ban.

02/03/2015

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A Look At Educators, Students & Electronic Media Policies

Teachers behaving badly – It’s not a new problem, but new modes of communication are making inappropriate comments and relationships all too easy.

CBS 11–02/02/2015

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Decoding Teens Texting & Sexting Lingo

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter FORT WORTH (CBS 11 NEWS) – LOL could mean “lots of luck” when it comes to figuring out a teen’s texts. And what you don’t know could make your jaw drop. Katie […]

12/18/2014

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Drug Tests, Texting Bans On 1st Day Of Bill Filing

Drug testing for welfare recipients and another crack at a statewide texting-while-driving ban are among bills lawmakers are filing ahead of the first legislative session under Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.

11/11/2014

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People Text & Drive Knowing The Dangers

In a new survey, 98 percent of motorists said that they were aware of the dangers of texting while driving, yet three-quarters of them admitted to doing it anyway.

11/05/2014

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New App Seeks To Bring Voices Back To Phones

Ray Ozzie’s mission began more than two years ago as he noticed that people were increasingly communicating through texts, emails and social media posts.

09/23/2014

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Ban On Texting And Driving In Effect Soon

The ban on texting and driving in Denton goes into effect Tuesday.

05/19/2014

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Texting While Driving Ban Could Revive After Perry

Efforts to implement a statewide texting while driving ban in Texas are likely to resurface next year no matter who replaces Gov. Rick Perry.

04/19/2014

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