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‘Don’t stream and drive’ campaign moves into Kansas

"These automobiles, we don't think about them being deadly weapons, but they are." Crittenden said the advancements in technology only add to people driving distracted. For years, law enforcement has warned people to put down their phones, specifically to stop texting and driving. "Just the cognitive … Read More

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State Lawmakers Debate Disabled Texting While Driving Bill

DENVER (CBS4)– Some state lawmakers are trying to keep teenage drivers from being distracted while behind the wheel. The Colorado Department of … Mike Foote, a Democrat representing Lafayette, is sponsoring a bill aimed at halting texting while driving. “The technology exists to disrupt that within … Read More

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A Stark Reminder

A “deceased” crash victim appears as the teenage driver of the car in which the victim was traveling is led away from the scene by police. In this … A woman pretends to be a distraught mother sobbing over the “dead body” of her 16-year-old daughter, whose friend had been …

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State Lawmakers Debate Disabled Texting While Driving Bill

DENVER (CBS4)– Some state lawmakers are trying to keep teenage drivers from being distracted while behind the wheel. The Colorado Department of … Mike Foote, a Democrat representing Lafayette, is sponsoring a bill aimed at halting texting while driving. “The technology exists to disrupt that within … Read More

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Laurels and barbs

Barb: Distracted driving-related citations in Pennsylvania increased by 52 percent last year, despite efforts by police and others to reduce practices such as texting while driving. State law allows police to pull over someone they observe texting while driving but the law does not apply to other distractions … Read More

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Deputies, police to target distracted drivers

And if you choose to ignore that over the next few weeks, they may just pull you over. Beginning Monday, the Olmsted County Sheriff's Office and the Rochester Police Department will join more than 300 law enforcement agencies across the state as part of a two-week distracted driving campaign. Read …

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Melbourne Police ‘Operation Attention-Getter’:165 Tickets, 40 Warnings, 40 Percent of Drivers …

The goal of Operation Attention Getter was to get drivers' attention and to help them to realize how dangerous it is to be distracted or careless behind the wheel. The Melbourne Police Department responded to more than 800 accidents in the City of Melbourne during the first three months of …

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Police Crack Down On Distracted Driving

The Berrien County Sheriff's Department is teaming up with other law enforcement agencies around southwest Michigan to crack down on distracted driving this month. Starting Monday and running through April 21, police officers will be keeping their eyes peeled for drivers who are not paying enough … Read More

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Charge laid in that tractor-school bus accident

"Two eastbound vehicles were involved in the collision, a school bus and a farm tractor," said Constable Miles Loach. "The driver of the tractor, who sustained non-life threatening injuries, was transported to the hospital and released." Eight children on the bus were uninjured. The tractor was making a … Read More

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Bus Driver Lovingly Braids 11-Year-Old’s Hair Every Morning, After Learning She Lost Her Mom

Isabella found someone to do her hair, and it came in the form of an unlikely person — her school bus driver, Tracy Dean. Tracy, a mom to four and grandma to six, has been driving a school bus for 10 years. She told Babble that she had noticed for …

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