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2014-06-13 08:20:47

AT&T's It Can Wait Movement Celebrated as Year's Best Campaign; LGBT Campaign With AT&T Also Wins Anvil NEW YORK, June 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T and FleishmanHillard have received the Public Relations Society of America's (PRSA) Best of Silver Anvil Award. The award, given to AT&T's It Can Wait no-texting-while-driving program, celebrates the industry's top campaign of the year. The honor was announced at PRSA's annual Silver Anvil ceremony. The It Can Wait program,...

distracted driving up in teens
2014-06-13 05:36:48

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The number of teenagers who smoke cigarettes is at a 22-year-low, but nearly half of all high school students report having texted or emailed while driving, according to a new US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) study released Thursday. The 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Surveillance System (YRBSS) report found cigarette smoking rates among high school students has dropped to 15.7 percent. However, the CDC study, which...

2014-06-11 08:21:44

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, June 11, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Connecticut. Customers will receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle when they install a device that blocks distracting cell phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet...

2014-06-03 08:22:20

Auto insurance group provides discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, June 3, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Delaware. Customers receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle when they install a device that blocks distracting phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet browsing. Full...

2014-06-02 12:29:58

OTTAWA, June 2, 2014 /CNW/ - Today The Hon. Rona Ambrose, Minister of Health, The Hon. Lisa Raitt, Minister of Transport and Mrs. Laureen Harper join Parachute CEO Louise Logan in urging 500 senior students at Nepean High School to stop texting while driving. The event marked the launch of Parachute's public awareness campaign to Stop the Clock on preventable injuries, including those caused by distracted driving. Kathryn Field, whose teenage son Josh died five years ago as a result...

2014-06-02 08:20:25

Besmartbewell.com asks teen drivers to prove what they know about distracted driving, the risks of texting and driving and more. CHICAGO, June 2, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- In honor of Safe Teen Driving Day®, Be Smart. Be Well. releases new online quiz testing teen drivers' knowledge of driving risks and driving distractions. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140530/92796 While the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports teen drinking and driving is on the decline,...

2014-05-28 20:20:23

Just in Time for Summer Vacation, the Auto Body Shop will Release a Public Safety Campaign Devoted to Teaching the Dangers of Distracted Driving SUNNYVALE, Calif., May 28, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Da-Les Auto Body, a full service auto body vehicle repair business located in Sunnyvale, Calif., has just posted a new blog to its site that is devoted to the very important topic of safe driving, including why people should never even think about texting while driving. The new blog is...

2014-05-21 08:22:06

Auto insurance group offers discount to drivers that install text blocking devices. ATLANTA, May 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Good2Go®, specialists in offering minimum coverage auto insurance, announced that their Cell Phone Safety Discount is now available in Alabama. Customers receive 5% off bodily injury, property damage, and collision coverage per vehicle when they install a device that blocks distracting phone functions such as text messaging, email, and Internet browsing. Full...

2014-05-20 12:21:03

DoSomething.org and Sprint kickoff fourth annual Thumb Wars campaign NEW YORK, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Texting and driving is one of the most prevalent causes of fatal car crashes for teens in the U.S., More than half of the teens polled in a recent safe driving survey admit to using their phone while operation their vehicles.[1] Studies show that scare tactics are not always effective and can often backfire [2] http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20130529/DC22080LOGO-a...

2014-05-15 23:04:29

Michael Lira, a sixteen-year-old high school student and race car driver from Port Orange, Florida, has partnered with local personal injury attorneys Rue, Ziffra and Caldwell in a concentrated effort to promote a “Text-Free Zone” by raising awareness about the dangers of texting and driving. Daytona Beach, FL (PRWEB) May 15, 2014 Michael Lira is a sixteen-year-old high school student and race car driver from Port Orange, Florida, who competes in the ARCA Racing Series presented by...


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