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Distracted Driving

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Montgomery County Wants Drivers To Put Down Those Phones

The Montgomery County Health Department today kicked off a yearlong campaign to cut down on distracted driving.

01/29/2014

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OMG: Adults Far More Likely Than Teens To Use Phones, Text While Driving

The report, done by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, reveals that adult drivers are by far the likeliest age group to admit to using their phone while driving.

12/12/2013

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In Radnor, Students Get Sobering Reminders About Distracted Driving

Students at Radnor High School returned from their Thanksgiving break to find a mangled vehicle outside the school’s main entrance.

12/02/2013

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NJ Court Rules on Liability When Sending Texts to Drivers

“It’s a stern warning to those who know that the person they’re texting may be distracted from driving,” notes Rick DeMichele, an attorney in Haddon Heights, NJ.

08/28/2013

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New Jersey Law Toughens Penalties For Texting, Talking While Driving

New Jersey is stiffening the penalties for motorists who use handheld cellphones to talk or text.

06/27/2013

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Pa. State Troopers On Lookout For Distracted Drivers

Pennsylvania State Police are warning motorists to drive carefully this week.

06/17/2013

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Study: Deaths Due To Distracted Driving Underreported

Crash deaths in cases where drivers were on the phone are seriously underreported, according to a recent analysis of state and federal data by the National Safety Council, an advocacy group.

05/08/2013

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Federal Regulators Work With Auto Industry To Curb Distracted Driving

Federal regulators are trying to come up with ways to keep your eyes on the road and your hands on the wheel and they’re working with the auto industry to pull that off.

04/28/2013

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At North Penn High School, Students Get Sobering Look at Distracted Driving

Pennsylvania state trooper Morgan Crummy, of the Skippack Barracks, was encouraging them to buckle up and put down the social media gadgets.

03/05/2013

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Researcher Warns Adults Against Distracted Driving When Teen Drivers Are Watching

“What we found is that parents who reported driving distracted more often had teens who also did the same,” Dr. Ray Bingham of the University of Michigan says.

12/20/2012

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Bensalem Cops Host Distracted-Driving Challenge

The goal was to give teens and their parents a taste of distracted driving.

08/22/2012

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Distracted Walking Risks Have Lawmakers Considering Regulations

We all know the dangers of texting and driving, but there’s new data showing the dangers of distracted walking.

07/31/2012

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Cops Probe Whether Woman Was Texting in Upper Darby Car Crash

Police say their investigation into the crash is moving forward, even as they wait to talk to the driver who was hospitalized with serious injuries after Sunday evening’s crash.

07/24/2012

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More Adults Texting While Driving

A large percentage of adults actually text on the road to and from work. This is concerning because there is clearly an increased risk of accidents from the distraction.

07/24/2012

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App 4 Driver

The App4Driver tracks your driving habits – specifically, things like excessive speeds, quick accelerations and sudden braking. It also tracks texts or phone calls answered while you’re driving – and puts together a report.

07/03/2012

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