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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

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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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Couple Raises Money For Local College In Memory Of Daughter Killed By Texting Driver

A Harford County couple lost their daughter to a car crash caused by a truck driver who was texting, it soon spurred them to seek changes in our laws.

11/01/2013

Elizabeth Meyers

Woman, 20, Accused Of Texting While Driving Faces Up To 10 Years For Fatal Crash

An Anne Arundel County woman now faces charges for the death of a motorcycle driver and police say it’s all because she was texting while driving.

10/08/2013

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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