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2011-05-26 12:11:00

SACRAMENTO, Calif., May 26, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The nation's first and most ambitious statewide campaign against distracted driving was deemed a success at the close of the monthlong Distracted Driving Awareness Month in April.

2011-04-20 13:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The state of California, together with the California Highway Patrol, have deemed April a zero-tolerance Distracted Driving Awareness Month. Drivers who use hand-held devices on the road are four times more likely to become involved in a serious injury accident than those who abstain from distractions behind the wheel according to the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration.

2011-04-20 12:00:00

SAN DIEGO, April 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- In the first-ever observational survey of cell phone use by drivers within a state, California drivers are yakking and texting at a combined rate of at least nine percent, representing hundreds of thousands of drivers at any given time.

2010-11-24 10:19:00

Colorado girl died on Thanksgiving in 2008 because of a cell phone distracted driver RIVER FOREST, Ill., Nov.

2010-09-30 07:30:00

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., Sept. 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Vlingo Corporation, the world's leading provider of intelligent voice applications that turn your words into actions, today released results from its third annual Vlingo 'Texting While Driving' in America Report. Based on a survey of nearly 5,000 U.S.

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2010-09-29 06:15:00

Texting bans for drivers are ineffective at best and could encourage furtive behavior behind the wheel.

2010-09-19 23:01:00

WASHINGTON, Sept. 20 /PRNewswire/ -- Fifty-two percent of drivers said they feel less safe on the roads now than they did five years ago, according to the third-annual 2010 Traffic Safety Culture Index released today by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety.


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