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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...

2013-08-27 23:32:37

Mobile Life Solutions' new mobile app, Textlimit will end the dangerous practice of texting and driving. More than 40 states have already enacted legislation to outlaw texting while driving. Atlanta, GA (PRWEB) August 27, 2013 In the wake of a wave of newly enacted and newly proposed “texting and driving” laws nationwide, comes the introduction of TextLimit, http://www.textlimit.com – the only mobile application that empowers subscribers, especially parents of teenage drivers...

2013-08-26 23:21:17

Accident Injury Centers of America (AICA) has joined in the campaign to stop texting and driving by releasing an interactive map of the texting and driving laws around the country. Louisville, Kentucky (PRWEB) August 26, 2013 Accident Injury Centers of America (AICA) released an interactive map of texting and driving laws in different states to show their support and officially join the campaign to stop texting while driving in Kentucky and in other states. Texting while driving has been...

2013-08-21 23:27:01

The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center is urging the parents of teenage drivers, or all drivers to not text, and drive, because numerous studies now suggest texting while driving is actually worse than drinking, and driving. The Semi Truck Accident Victims Center is the nation's leading advocate for innocent victims, who have been seriously injured in a passenger vehicle accident involving a semi truck, or commercial vehicle. http://SemiTruckAccidentVictimsCenter.Com (PRWEB) August 21,...

2013-08-22 00:20:09

Survey Results Come as Road Deaths Increase for First Time in Seven Years WASHINGTON, Aug. 22, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Americans are less likely to perceive a serious threat from dangerous driving behaviors such as drunk, aggressive or drowsy driving, according to an analysis of four years of public surveys conducted by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety. The decreased concern is accompanied by an estimated 5.3 percent increase in annual traffic fatalities, totaling more than...

2013-08-14 12:29:54

Fewer teens are driving yet more young drivers are dying behind the wheel; a new nationwide study by Driving-Tests.org reveals what's really going on inside the minds of today's teen drivers and how you can help them focus on the road. WASHINGTON, Aug. 14, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- What's going on with today's teenage drivers? Fewer teens are wanting to drive; yet, there has been a sudden surge in teenage driving deaths. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130814/MN64062) There are...

Teenage Driving Impaired Greatly Due ToMix Of ADHD, Texting
2013-08-13 07:40:27

April Flowers for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Teenagers already have a reputation as being the worst drivers, but a new study from Cincinnati Children’s Hospital Medical Center reveals two reasons why that might be so. The study, published in JAMA Pediatrics, suggests that both attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) and texting both significantly impair driving performance for teenagers. The research team used a driving simulator to test the driving performance of 16-...

2013-08-08 08:26:11

Acclaimed Director Werner Herzog Tells the Stories of People in "It Can Wait" Ads DALLAS, Aug. 8, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Injuring or even killing someone because you were texting while driving is a life-changing experience. There are countless stories of people who took their eyes off the road for a second and ended up in an accident that changed their lives and the lives of others forever. People who are living with the consequences of those experiences are the focus of a...

2013-08-07 08:26:13

WAYNE, Pa., Aug. 7, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- MTPCS, LLC, d.b.a. Cellular One. Cellular One of Louisiana, Texas, and Montana announces a new advertising campaign featuring Country Recording Artist, Rachel Holder. In the campaign Rachel showcases her fun demeanor, dressed in Cellular One's black and red colors, while bringing special messages to consumers. The campaign shares previews of new products, enhanced services and the outstanding customer experience from Cellular One. (Photo:...

2013-08-05 12:20:49

NASHVILLE, Tenn., Aug. 5, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For three students, college just got a little cheaper, thanks to their winning video submissions in the Bridgestone Teens Drive Smart Video Contest. Nicole Ricketts of Anaheim, Calif., received the top prize - a $25,000 college scholarship, for her winning video, "Driving is Beautiful." University of Pittsburgh sophomore Tosh Chambers won second place and a $15,000 scholarship for his video, "Technically Almost Legal," and Natalie...