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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

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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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Demonstration Shows Texting & Driving Danger

The summertime can be dangerous for teen drivers, and distracted driving is often to blame. But one North Texas school is using a simulator to show teens that “it can wait.”

05/22/2012

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Fighting Back Against Spam Text Messages

More and more often, scammers and even legitimate advertisers are bombarding consumers with unsolicited text messages on their cell phones.

05/01/2012

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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

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Gadgets Top List Of Teen Driver Distractions

A new study of teen driving behavior has found that the use of electronic devices is the leader among distracted driving behaviors.

03/26/2012

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Fort Worth Police Warn Against Texting Prank

Police in Fort Worth are asking people not to partake in a prank in which they text a random phone number saying they have hidden a body.

03/23/2012

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Study Says Teens Average 60 Texts Each Day

According to a new study, teenagers are sending an average of 60 texts per day. That number is up from 50 text messages in a 2009 survey.

03/20/2012

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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.

10/26/2011

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