Distracted Driving

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Md. Strengthens Distracted Driving Law

Maryland lawmakers have strengthened distracted driving laws.

04/08/2013

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Lawmakers: Using Handheld Cell Phone While Driving Should Be Primary Offense

Talking on a handheld cell phone while driving is already against the law in Maryland. But the punishment for doing it could get a lot tougher if some lawmakers get their way.

03/24/2013

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House OKs Strengthening Distracted Driving Law

The Maryland House of Delegates has passed a measure to strengthen laws against distracted driving.

03/21/2013

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Local Teens Learn Dangers Of Distracted Driving Via Virtual Game

If you text and drive, you lose. That’s the message students at a local high school drove away with after spending the morning behind the wheel playing a virtual texting while driving game.

10/24/2012

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Teens Pick Up On Parents’ Distracted Driving

A new study on distracted driving shows teenagers mirror their parents’ bad habits.

09/25/2012

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Students To See New Video On Driving Distractions

The Shock Trauma Center in Baltimore and the Motor Vehicle Administration have created a video for driver training courses that shows an accident trigged by distracted driving.

09/08/2012

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Training Video Depicts Dangers Of Distracted Driving As Accidents Skyrocket

At Shock trauma, they’ve seen more than their share of lives shattered by distracted driving. That’s prompted Shock Trauma to try some shock therapy.

09/07/2012

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Federal Government To Crack Down On Distracted Driving

Zeroing in on distracted driving. The nation’s transportation chief calls it an epidemic that needs to be stopped. And it’s not just texting he’s worried about. It’s all cell phone use behind the wheel.

06/07/2012

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Simulator Teaches Dangers Of Texting And Driving

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

05/22/2012

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Cell Phone Bill Aims To Strengthen Distracted Driving Laws

Maryland lawmakers want to enable police to pull someone over if they are talking on a handheld cell phone while driving.

02/07/2012

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Study: First Months Driving Are Most Dangerous

The first months behind the wheel are the most dangerous for young drivers, according to a new study.

10/16/2011

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Md. Senate Passes Ban On Reading Texts While Driving

The Maryland Senate has passed a bill that makes it illegal to read a text while driving. The bill has already passed the House.

03/07/2011

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