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Va. legislature sends texting bill to governor

Virginia would match D.C. and Maryland's texting while driving bans and has sent a bill cracking down on the practice to the governor.

Tuesday - 02/19/2013, 02:40pm EST

Tags: Virginia General Assembly, distracted driving

Va. considers tougher penalties for those who text while driving

Virginia is considering tougher penalties for some people who text and drive.

Sunday - 12/02/2012, 12:21pm EST

Tags: Max Smith, virginia legislation

App keeps drivers from texting

Texting while driving is prevalent and few would argue that it's dangerous and even deadly. Now, a mobile phone app might be putting some at ease.

Wednesday - 11/21/2012, 02:53am EST

Tags: Brennan Haselton, textbuster

Survey: Teens ask drivers to put down the phone

A new survey finds that a majority of teen passengers have asked their driver to stop texting while driving.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 08:54am EDT

Tags: texting while driving, State Farm, Virginia, Maryland

WTOP Beltway Poll: D.C. has region's worst drivers

Nearly half of the region's population believes D.C. drivers are the worst in the Washington area and those who text or talk on a cellphone are the top pet peeve of commuters, according to a new WTOP Beltway Poll.

Thursday - 05/24/2012, 12:27pm EDT

Tags: beltway,

Simulator teaches dangers of texting and driving

Safety advocates hope to teach students about the dangers of texting behind the wheel.

Tuesday - 05/22/2012, 01:56am EDT

Tags: The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration,

Judge to rule on holding texting friend liable for crash (VIDEO)

Those who text behind the wheel and cause an accident can expect to be found responsible. BU what about a texting friend?

Thursday - 05/10/2012, 06:35am EDT

Tags: darci marchese,

Despite warnings, Va. drivers distracted in construction zones

Distracted drivers are not only common on D.C. area roads, they're common in construction zones along D.C. area roads.

Thursday - 04/26/2012, 06:21am EDT

Tags: National Work Zone Awareness Week, Adam Tuss, construction

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