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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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911 Call Centers Need Major Upgrades, Funding To Receive Text Messages

For younger generations, texting is a way of life. It’s how they make plans, share gossip, and it’s how many would expect they could make a cry for help.

CBS 11–06/06/2013

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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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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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Study Says Voice-Texting While Driving Just As Dangerous As Using Hands

One of the newer smartphone options, designed to make driving safer, may not actually help.

CBS 11–01/23/2013

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Cell Phone Addiction Factors Focus Of Texas Study

What you may have suspected is now confirmed. You may be a cell phone addict. That’s not a good thing.

CBSDFW.COM–11/29/2012

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Frisco PD Launches tip411 Anonymous Text Program

The Frisco Police Department announced the launch of tip411, an internet-based tool that allows the public to anonymously text tips to police.

11/27/2012

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Woman Barely Survives Texting & Driving Accident

Jamie Nash doesn’t remember the text, but her terror was caught on tape when she crashed her car near Ennis two years ago.

CBS 11–09/19/2012

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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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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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