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Drivers, get the Bluetooth ready: lawmakers poised to debate hands-free driving

The bill, H. 4480, builds onto what's already on the books for texting and driving; it would make it illegal to hold a phone or electronic device while driving and at stop lights and stop signs. The fine for the first time would be $100 instead of $25 as current …

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Distracted Driving Awareness Month

GRAND JUNCTION, Colo. – April is distracted driver awareness month and more and more people here in Colorado are keeping their eyes on other things besides the road. "Some of the major distractions we're seeing on our roadways involve people using their mobile devices or texting on those … Read More

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New distracted driving law proposed; citations across Georgia will change

In Columbus, police can already cite you for distracted driving but if this new law goes into effect, the role your hands and your cell phone plays when you're behind the wheel have a huge part in whether or not you'll be getting a ticket for distracted driving in Georgia. …

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DISTRACTED DRIVING AWARENESS: Law enforcement crack down on texting and driving

DICKINSON (WBNG) — April is distracted driving awareness month, which means law enforcement will be on the lookout for people texting and driving. 12 News rode along with Broome County Sheriff's Deputy Robert Stapleton to see what he looks for when on patrol. "You gotta just look a little bit … …

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Escondido Police to crack down on distracted driving

ESCONDIDO, Calif. (KGTV) — Police in Escondido are joining law enforcement throughout the state in cracking down on distracted driving throughout April. Throughout the month, the city is deploying extra traffic officers thanks to grant-funded resources. Violators will be stopped and cited with fines set at … Read More

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At safe driving workshop, Jacy Good will try to steer teens away from distracted driving

“I put in 30,000 miles per year with the driver's ed car and have firsthand knowledge of all the bad decisions adult and teen drivers are making, and I am appalled,” he added. “My desire is to be one of many voices calling for change.” Former Lancaster County resident Jacy …

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ConEd offering to pay drivers, landlords to amp up electric car usage

Con-Edison has an idea to solve this conundrum and it's willing to pay drivers and landlords to put it to the test. “We want people who own a vehicle to own an EV and we want to make it affordable to charge, even if they live in a multifamily building,” …

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Superintendent pulled over for passing stopped school bus

Cameras designed to catch drivers who fail to yield to school bus stop arms are not getting put to use. … Superintendent Desmond Blackburn of Brevard Public Schools was driving his district-issued SUV at about 8 a.m. ET Friday when he passed the stopped bus, according to spokeswoman Cheryl … Read …

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Raising Awareness About Distracting Driving This April

COVINGTON TOWNSHIP — New numbers released this week show the number of citations for distracted driving in Pennsylvania has skyrocketed, and the biggest offenders tend to be young people. “I see too many people on their phones while leaving the school and at dismissal. Even if we're driving … Read More

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MELBOURNE, Fla. — Police in the middle of a safety initiative pulled over the county school …

Superintendent Desmond Blackburn of Brevard Public Schools was driving his district-issued SUV at about 8 a.m. ET Friday when he passed the stopped bus, according to spokeswoman Cheryl Trainer of the Melbourne Police Department. He was given a warning but not a ticket, which would have … Read More

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