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Police Begin Crackdown On Texting & Driving

A new law is trying to catch up to technology and the danger it poses on the road. In Maryland, it’s now illegal to text while driving.

07/13/2012

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Federal Government To Crack Down On Distracted Driving

Zeroing in on distracted driving. The nation’s transportation chief calls it an epidemic that needs to be stopped. And it’s not just texting he’s worried about. It’s all cell phone use behind the wheel.

06/07/2012

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Simulator Shows Texting While Driving Is As Dangerous As Drunk Driving

Experts say texting while driving can be as dangerous as drunk driving. It’s a message being sent to service members at Fort Meade in Anne Arundel County.

05/24/2012

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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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Md. Students Pledge Not To Text While Driving

Some Frederick County students are signing a pledge not to text while driving.

04/12/2012

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Federal Group Wants To Ban All Phone Use While Driving

Almost everyone has used a cell phone while driving but now a federal agency wants to ban all cell phones, even if you use a hands-free device.

12/13/2011

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Uphill Battle To Stop Texting While Driving

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration’s (NHTSA) latest survey results are in! View them here.

12/09/2011

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Md. Drivers To Be Ticketed For Texting While Driving

Starting Saturday morning, Maryland drivers could get pulled over just for sending or reading a text message.

09/30/2011

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Thousands Of Md. Drivers Ticketed For Phone Use

Maryland police agencies have issued thousands of tickets to drivers for using handheld cell phones behind the wheel in the year since a ban took effect.

09/30/2011

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Washington Co. School District To Text School Info To Parents

Parents of students in Washington County, Md., will soon be receiving school information via text messages.

06/23/2011

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New Report: Teens Still Driving Distracted Despite Laws

As state lawmakers approve a bill that bans reading texts while driving, new numbers released by the federal government show teens are still distracted behind the wheel.

03/13/2011

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Md. Senate Passes Ban On Reading Texts While Driving

The Maryland Senate has passed a bill that makes it illegal to read a text while driving. The bill has already passed the House.

03/07/2011

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