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Texting-while-driving convictions high in Northern Virginia

The first six months of Virginia's law getting tough on texting while driving reveal a clear trend. Drivers in Northern Virginia are the most likely to be convicted.

Wednesday - 01/29/2014, 06:45am EST

Tags: driving, traffic laws, andrew mollenbeck, texting while driving

Decline in texting shows move to instant message apps

Texting is so 2012. At least that's what researchers say as more people favor instant message apps.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 08:04am EST

Tags: CNET, Deloitte

Who is the rudest in business meetings?

A new study shows a marked division of what is considered appropriate mobile phone behavior during business meetings.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 08:12pm EST

Tags: Business Communication Quarterly, rude, email

Study: Liars take longer to text back

A new study finds that people who lie during a texting or online conversation take longer to respond.

Monday - 09/09/2013, 10:21am EDT

Tags: liars, max smith


Texting joins ranks of sleep walking and talking

It really is the next logical step in a technology-addicted society.

Thursday - 08/29/2013, 05:24am EDT

Tags: alan etter, teenagers, sleep, smartphones, sleep texting

New Virginia law cracks down on texting while driving

A crackdown is coming on texting while driving in Virginia.

Tuesday - 06/25/2013, 08:01am EDT

Tags: text and drive, AAA Mid-Atlantic, Martha Mitchell Meade

Improv group combats 'texting and walking' with NYC stunt

To raise awareness about the dangers of walking and texting, an improv group took to the streets of New York City recently and provided "seeing-eye people" for folks whose eyes were stuck on their cellphone screens.

Friday - 05/03/2013, 12:12pm EDT

Tags: walking, Improv, New York City

Fairfax looking to add 911 texting service

Fairfax County is considering updating its 911 emergency system to accept text messages sent to 911, with four major carriers already on board.

Saturday - 03/09/2013, 08:26am EST

Tags: 911, derecho, Sharon Bulova, fcc

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