Texting

Elizabeth Meyers

Woman Charged With Negligence For 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.

10/07/2013

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Md. Sheriff: Woman Texting When Car Went Into Lake

The Charles County Sheriff’s Office says a woman told authorities she was texting behind the wheel when her car left the road and landed in a Waldorf lake.

09/11/2013

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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

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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

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‘The Deputy’ Chris Davis Drives Home Message About Texting & Driving

The Orioles’ Chris Davis is crushing them out of the ballpark. And with another big game on tap Thursday night, Davis drove home a huge message about texting and driving to area high school students.

05/30/2013

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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

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49% Of Adults Text On The Drive To Work

Three years ago, an AT&T survey revealed 43 percent of adults text and drive. Today it’s 49 percent.

04/02/2013

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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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Frederick County To Offer 911 Texting For Speaking, Hearing Impaired

Calling for help. That’s what 911 is all about. But what if you can’t speak or hear? Frederick County is one of the first jurisdictions in the country to meet that need.

03/22/2013

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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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Teen Drivers Texting Much More Than Parents Think

A new study reveals your teen is probably not as safe as you think.

12/04/2012

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10 Tips To Help Your Teen Stop Texting And Driving

Texting while driving is considered the most distracting driver behavior.

11/09/2012

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