Texting While Driving

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

Stigall Show Log 3.6.12

Chris previews Super Tuesday with John Hayward from Human Events, discusses the primary campaign with Robert Traynham, a political analyst and former staff member to Rick Santorum, and debates the merits of bounites in the NFL with former Eagle and WIP Host Ike Reese.

Talk Radio 1210 WPHT–03/06/2012

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Suburban Law Enforcement Officials Concerned About Enforcing Texting Ban

Pennsylvania’s new texting ban takes effect Thursday and that has suburban police departments gearing up for enforcing the new law.

03/06/2012

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Don’t Drive And Text

According to some polls, as many as 21% of people admit texting while driving and accidents are on the rise.

02/13/2012

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Ramsey Attributes Spike In Car Crashes To Increased Cell Phone Use

“We’ve had double the number of vehicle fatalities this year versus this same period last year,” Commissioner Ramsey explained.

02/09/2012

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NTSB Wants To Ban Talking While Driving, Even With Hands-Free Devices

Forget texting while driving. The National Transportation Safety Board wants states to ban talking while you’re behind the wheel, as well — except in emergencies.

12/14/2011

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Corbett Signs Texting While Driving Ban Into Law

Governor Tom Corbett has signed a bill that will make it illegal to send text messages while driving in Pennsylvania.

11/10/2011

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Gov. Corbett Saddened But Circumspect As Penn State Scandal Unfolds

Pennsylvania governor Tom Corbett says he is “disappointed” by the lack of action on the part of Penn State officials who handled the allegations of child sex abuse that are shaking the school to its foundations.

11/09/2011

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Pa. Legislature Sends No-Texting-While-Driving Bill To Gov. Corbett

Pretty soon, you’ll have to resist the urge to pick up your cell phone and send a text response to your BFF while behind the wheel in Pennsylvania.

11/01/2011

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Corbett Could Get Texting Ban Bill Today

The bill originated in the Senate as a measure making texting while driving a secondary offense, meaning you’d have to be pulled over for another offense first. But the House amended the bill to make it tougher.

11/01/2011

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Distracted Driving Bill Moves To Pa. House After Passing In Senate

The ball appears to be in the state house’s court now that the senate has approved legislation that would address junior driver and distracted driver issues.

06/09/2011

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