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Practice What You Preach: Parents Aren’t Hanging Up The Phone While Driving

Nationwide, one out of every 10 deadly accidents involve distracted drivers. Now, a new study released this week finds that teens — and not their parents — and turning off their cell phones while driving.

12/16/2013

talking while driving

Md. Drivers, Put Those Cell Phones Down! New Law Begins Tuesday

Starting Tuesday all over Maryland, you can get pulled over by the police just for having a cell phone to your ear. Until now, it’s been a secondary offense to talk and drive.

09/30/2013

Jake Owen

Family Calls For Stricter Distracted Driving Laws After 5-Year-Old Son’s Death

In less than a month, talking on your cell phone while driving will become a primary offense–a law one family says is bittersweet after they say they lost their son because of a distracted driver.

09/08/2013

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Simulator At BCCC Shows Drivers The Dangers Of Texting Behind The Wheel

Though young drivers only make up 7 percent of the population, they’re responsible for over 15 percent of car accidents.

09/03/2013

Texting while driving

Verizon Works To Keep People From Texting While Driving

Memorial Day to Labor Day are the deadliest days of the summer for drivers, especially young drivers. Many of the accidents are caused by distracted driving.

06/22/2013

It Can Wait Campaign

Top Cell Phone Providers Work Together To Fight Texting While Driving

It’s an unprecedented move by the nation’s top cell phone providers. Normally fierce competitors, the four companies have now banded together to fight the epidemic of texting and driving.

05/14/2013

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Study Shows Voice-To-Text Is As Dangerous As Typing

It’s illegal in Maryland to text on hand-held cell phones. Many drivers use their voice-to-text, thinking it’s a safer option but a new study shows it’s just as dangerous as typing.

04/24/2013

driving with cell phone

Put It Down: Delegate Wants To Put The Brakes On Cell Phone Use In The Car

In Annapolis, there’s a new push to restrict what drivers can and can’t do with their cell phones behind the wheel.

01/22/2013

distracted driving

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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Simulator Shows Danger Of Texting & Driving

The nationwide problem of texting and driving had gotten so bad that Maryland passed a law forbidding it. An insurance agent wants to make that point to teenagers.

05/05/2012

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Powerful Video Shown To Discourage Texting And Driving

When a high school principal requests it, nurses from Shock Trauma talk to students about the consequences of poor choices made while driving.

06/01/2011

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New Technology Disables Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is claiming more lives. One study says 5,000 people are killed every year. Now a Maryland entrepreneur has invented new technology that could save lives.

01/30/2011

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