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Latest Texting while driving Stories

2013-09-16 08:20:26

New State Farm® survey reveals an alarming gap between parents' and teens' views on driver licensing laws BLOOMINGTON, Ill., Sept. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Parents of teen drivers believe teens are obeying the letter of the law when it comes to graduated driving licensing (GDL) laws. As it turns out, what parents think - or hope - and what teens report actually doing don't match up according to a new survey conducted by State Farm. To view the multimedia assets associated with this release,...

2013-09-12 23:02:19

World’s leading technology to stop distracted driving now offered in Parrot ASTEROID Market. Baton Roouge, La. (PRWEB) September 12, 2013 CellcontrolTM, the world’s leading technology to stop distracted driving, announces that it is now available in the Parrot ASTEROID Market, making it the first distracted driving solution available to the automotive aftermarket and auto original equipment manufacturers (OEMs). Drivers with Parrot ASTEROID Tablet and Parrot ASTEROID Smart devices...

2013-09-05 08:33:14

New Resources Help People Make Their Commitment Social, Take It to the Streets DALLAS, Sept. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A movement is accomplished through the voices and actions of many. That is why four national wireless service providers, spearheading the It Can Wait campaign, are urging people to share their commitment to never text and drive with others on Drive 4 Pledges Day, September 19. Individuals can now sign up at ItCanWait.com to get resources that will help them share their...

2013-09-04 12:36:35

Attorney General Cooper, Chancellor Dubois Call for Highway Safety in Urging Students to Pledge Not to Text and Drive CHARLOTTE, N.C., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today was joined by N.C. Attorney General Roy Cooper and UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip L. Dubois to focus attention on a dangerous practice that puts millions of Americans at risk: texting while driving. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) To drive home the message and help make our roads and...

2013-09-04 08:22:11

Texting and driving is very hazardous to your health. 34% of all American teens ages 16-17 admitted to texting while driving. ALBUQUERQUE, N.M., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Texting and driving does not mix. According to a 2009 Pew Research Poll study 34% of all American teens ages 16-17 admitted to texting while driving. Boys and girls showed equal prevalence for texting. Four in ten teens questioned in the survey stated they had been in a car when the driver was distracted...

2013-09-03 12:24:23

DAYTONA BEACH, Fla., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- She's only fifteen, but determined to stop America's teens and adults from texting and driving. Pavlina Osta, recognized for her self-sought celebrity interviews broadcast on her radio network Pavlina's Kidz Place, and website www.pavlinaosta.com has announced the formation of her first charitable foundation, TTYL, TxT Ya Later. The entertainment journalist is determined to encourage teens and adults around the nation to stop text...

2013-09-03 12:21:39

Plymouth Rock Assurance Uncovers Perceptions of Digital Natives; Will Attempt to Set a New GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS® Title for the Most Pledges to a Safety Campaign RED BANK, N.J., Sept. 3, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Car insurance group Plymouth Rock Assurance today released the results of a new distracted driving study providing insights from Digital Natives, the first generation born into a digital world. The online poll of 1,000 New Jersey-based drivers (ages 17-25) found 73 percent had...

2013-09-02 23:03:54

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic warning teenagers not to text and drive. The law firm has successfully handled many auto accident lawsuits and there is no fee unless a settlement or award is obtained. (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 Distracted driving has become increasingly commonplace with the growing number of gadgets like cell phones, GPS, iPods, and radios. According to the most recent government statistics, at any given moment there are approximately 660,000...

2013-08-29 23:00:32

Farar & Lewis LLP weigh in on the recent landmark texting while driving ruling, made by a New Jersey state appeals court. This ruling now makes it possible for plaintiffs to prosecute not only drivers, but also the individual texting the driver, who caused the auto accident. (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 In recent years, the practice of texting while driving has becoming increasingly apparent. The risks of texting while driving are apparent: it can lead to car accidents, and in a worst...

2013-08-29 12:24:18

Team executives urge fans not to text and drive CHARLOTTE, N.C., Aug. 29, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* today welcomed the Carolina Panthers as an official advocate of It Can Wait®, a national campaign to end the dangerous habit of texting while driving. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120612/DA23287LOGO) The Panthers are one of the first professional football teams to officially advocate for It Can Wait, and now are among more than 200 advocates nationwide that are actively...