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O’Malley Signs Jake’s Law; Penalties Increase In Distracted Driving Accidents

It was an emotional day in Annapolis for the family of a 5-year-old boy killed in a distracted driving accident. Monday, Governor Martin O’Malley signed Jake’s Law.

04/14/2014

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Supporters Urging Md. Lawmakers To Pass Jake’s Law Before Time Runs Out

Supporters of a law that would strengthen the punishments for distracted driving accidents are urging Maryland lawmakers to pass the bill before time runs out in the General Assembly.

04/02/2014

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Md. Senate Passes Distracted Driving Bill

The Maryland Senate has passed a measure to increase penalties for distracted driving.

03/21/2014

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Jake’s Law: House Votes To Increase Penalties For Drivers Texting While Driving

The negligence of texting while driving could carry stricter penalties as Jake’s Law moves through the General Assembly.

03/14/2014

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Proposed Bill Would Increase Penalty For Crashes Caused By Distracted Driving

A heartbroken Maryland mother pushes for change in Annapolis. Three years after losing her young son to a texting-related crash, she made an emotional appeal to toughen up Maryland’s distracted driving laws.

02/26/2014

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Parents Aim To Toughen Penalties After Losing Son To Distracted Driver

A life saving effort is underway to convince people not to text or use cell phones while driving.

11/29/2013

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