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Texting While Driving

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New Numbers Show Which Philadelphia-Area Counties Have Most Texting While Driving Violations

The Center for Rural Pennsylvania found that drivers in Montgomery and Chester counties are more likely to get snagged for using their cell phones to text while driving.

04/15/2014

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AAA Study Finds Adults Are More Likely To Text While Driving Than Teens

OMG! A survey conducted by Triple-A shows texting and driving by adults is a bigger problem than it is for teens.

12/13/2013

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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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College Students Admit To Digital Distractions

Most college students admit to texting and driving and many check their smartphones more than 10 times a day, while in class.

11/13/2013

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NJ Lawmaker Introduces Bill To Protect Text Sender From Crash Liability

Monmouth County Assemblywoman Caroline Casagrande is working to stop an appeals court ruling that could make people liable in court if they text someone they know is behind the wheel of a car.

09/07/2013

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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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Canary App Alerts Parents Of Teens Who Text While Driving

Texting is high on the list of what you should not do while driving, but many drivers are still doing it. Now, there’s an app for that.

03/20/2013

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AAA: Drivers In Philadelphia, Suburbs Worst ‘Texting While Driving’ Offenders

Testing while driving is a primary offense in Pennsylvania, meaning police can pull you over just for texting. The fine is $50.

03/12/2013

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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

Texting And Driving

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

Stigall Show Log 3.8.12

Chris question’s President Obama’s committment to cutting gas prices and debates the new ban on texting while driving in Pennsylvania. He also talks to Jerome Bettis about and upcoming Show on NBC called Who Do You Think You Are?

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/08/2012

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Pennsylvania’s Texting Law Goes Into Effect, Supersedes Philadelphia’s Cell Laws

Pennsylvania’s new no-texting-while-driving law is in effect this morning. But Philadelphia’s top-cop says the law is a “step backwards” for Philadelphia.

03/08/2012

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SecuraFone App

SecuraFone uses GPS technology to track a phone’s location and, it can also disable texting in a moving car or send alerts when the car is moving to fast.

03/07/2012

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AAA, Pennsylvania Officials Put New ‘No Texting’ Law On Area Billboards

“Dnt txt n drv. It’s the law” is the message that drivers will see on 20 billboards around southeastern Pennsylvania.

03/06/2012

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