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Local students get graphic lesson in texting and driving

For young people, simply telling them about the dangers of texting and driving isn't enough. A local school brought in new technology to show how easy it is for distracted drivers to get in a accident.

Thursday - 05/01/2014, 11:35pm EDT

Tags: Du Val High School, Lanham, Md

Probation ordered for fatal crash while texting

A Westminster woman must do 100 hours of community service for a fatal collision while texting behind the wheel.

Wednesday - 01/15/2014, 02:20pm EST

Tags: Carroll County, courts, fatal crash

Rollover graphically illustrates driving and texting danger (Video)

Watch this video once and you might think twice about texting and driving at the same time again.

Tuesday - 01/14/2014, 05:40pm EST

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Cellphones, other distractions remain big problem on roads

A new survey from the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety shows cellphone use remains a major problem behind the wheel. More than 40 percent between the ages of 19 and 39 admit they text.

Tuesday - 12/17/2013, 08:05am EST

Tags: cellphone, AAA, Nick Iannelli

'Need to reach out and connect' prompts rise in texting and driving

More people are texting and driving, and a Virginia Tech researcher believes future cars can reduce the risks.

Tuesday - 11/12/2013, 01:55pm EST

Tags: State Farm, Greg Fitch, Virginia Tech Transportation Institute, driver behavior, Joan Jones

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Woman accused of texting in fatal crash

A woman who prosecutors say was texting and driving when she hit and killed a motorcyclist has been charged with negligent manslaughter by motor vehicle.

Monday - 10/07/2013, 09:12pm EDT

Tags: fatal crash, motorcycle crash, crime,

Talkback: Should non-driving texters be liable for crashes?

Three New Jersey judges decided on Tuesday that when it comes to texting and driving, you don't have to be the one behind the wheel to get in trouble.

Friday - 08/30/2013, 12:49pm EDT

Tags: talkback, david burd, text and drive,

Nearly half of teens admit texting while driving, study says

"This is really a huge problem," says the study's lead author, Dr. Andrew Adesman

Saturday - 05/04/2013, 04:40pm EDT

Tags: teens, text while driving, texting while driving

More Americans guilty of distracted driving, study finds

Sixty nine percent of Americans between the ages of 18 and 64 say they talked on the phone while driving in the past 30 days. That's compared to just 21 percent in Britain.

Thursday - 03/21/2013, 05:40am EDT

Tags: Dick Uliano, cellphones

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