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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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Walking And Texting Causing Thousands Of Injuries Nationwide

We’ve all heard of distracted driving, but did you know distracted walking can be just as deadly? The danger is real, and growing.

10/25/2012

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Teen Leaders Learn Dangerous Lesson About Texting And Driving

National studies show that those who text and drive are 23 percent more likely to get in a crash. School leaders from across the state are getting that message loud and clear.

08/07/2012

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Teen Tweets Pic Of Dying Hit & Run Victim Instead Of Calling Police

If you saw someone lying in the road not moving, what would you do: call the police or tweet a photo?

08/03/2012

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