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

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

An logo marks AT&T's corporate headquarters in Dallas. (credit: Kent Chapline/KTVT/KTXA)

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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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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Study Finds 1 In 4 Teens Admit To Sexting

According to a new study, one-fourth of teens admitted to having sent a sext, and 76.2 percent of teens who were asked to send a sext admitted to having had sexual intercourse.

07/03/2012

North Texas Woman Gets 14 Years For Texting Child Porn

A North Texas woman has been sentenced to 14 years in prison for texting images of child pornography.

06/22/2012

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

States Urged To Enact ‘Distracted Driving’ Laws

Texting and/or talking while behind the wheel is not banned statewide in Texas. But the federal government has unveiled a plan to crack down on distracted driving.

06/08/2012

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Is Texting Ruining The Art Of Conversation?

Statistics show that, these days, many people with cell phones prefer texting over a phone call. It’s not always young people, though the data indicates that the younger you are, the more likely you are to prefer texting.

06/04/2012

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