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Distracted driving is unsafe, irresponsible and in a split second, its consequences can be devastating. Click here to learn the facts about distracted driving.

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    chicagoduilawyersblog.com January 2010 News: The Chicago DUI Law Blog

    By Steven Tanner on January 19, 2010 9:06 AM With a little help from the US Dept. of Transportation, a new organization called FocusDriven hopes to get everyone's attention about the dangers of driving while distracted, which researchers claim can be just as deadly as driving drunk ( Distraction.... Read article

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    holbrook.wickedlocal.com MASSACHUSETTS STATE POLICE: Troopers to crack down on distracted driving - News - Holbrook Sun - Holbrook, MA

    Page 2 of 2 - For more information on texting while driving and its prevention, including the demonstration grant to Massachusetts, visit www.distraction.gov . Holbrook Sun Updated Jun 20, 2014 at 1:43 PM » Comment or view comments Sign up for our newsletter and have the top headlines from your c... Read article

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    masslawlib.blogspot.com Massachusetts Law Updates: January 2010

    Wednesday, January 27, 2010 Tuesday, the U.S. Dept. of Transportation banned texting by commercial drivers. The regulatory guidance is published in the January 26 Federal Register and relates to 49 CFR 390.17 . Federal employees are banned from texting by an executive order dated October 1, 2009.... Read article

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    roadtrafficsigns.com Distracted driving targeted by Florida texting ban - RoadTrafficSigns Blog : RoadTrafficSigns Blog

    The danger is very real, however widespread it may be, and it’s owed to texting’s three-pronged threat. As explained by distraction.gov , the government’s anti-distracted driving website, “Texting is the most alarming distraction because it involves manual, visual, and cognitive distraction simul... Read article

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    cepro.com Hang Up and Drive: Personal and Legal Implications of Distracted Driving - Article from CE Pro

    Not only is it easier to prove negligence in those states, these laws banning texting while driving make it much easier for plaintif fs to claim – and get – punitive damages. The violation of such laws goes to show reckless and outrageous indifference to a highly unreasonable risk of harm, greatl... Read article

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    m.lancasteronline.com EDITORIAL: Slow it down, pay attention, drive safely this summer - LancasterOnline: Editorials

    Distraction.gov , a federal website on distracted driving, notes that it takes five seconds to send or read a text message. “At 55 mph,” the website says, “that’s like driving the length of an entire football field, blindfolded.” Texting and talking, of course, are not the only distractions: joki... Read article

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    eriesense.com Five Simple Ways to Stay Safer on the Road - Erie Insurance

    A Consumer Reports survey found that almost half (48 percent) of young drivers had seen their mom or dad talking on a cell phone while driving, and 15 percent saw their parents texting. Know your state’s driving laws. Several states have banned texting while driving. Distraction.gov lists the law... Read article

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    nhtsa.gov Secretary LaHood: Michigan Becomes the 24th State to Ban Texting | National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA)

    For more information on distracted driving and the Department of Transportation's work, visit www.distraction.gov . National Highway Traffic Safety Administration Read article

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    blogs.findlaw.com Google Begins to Lobby as States Propose to Ban Google Glass - Technologist

    In 2012 alone, more than 3,000 people died as a result of distracted driving (texting or otherwise), according to the Government's website Distraction.gov . Delaware Representative Joseph Miro (Rep) stated: "I'm not against Google or Google Glass. It may have a place in society ... My issue is th... Read article

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    cbs46.com Crash spotlights loophole allowing emergency workers to text - CBS46 News

    Texting while driving is illegal in Georgia. You're not even supposed to do it at red lights. "I won't say that I haven't ever done it, but I try to make a habit of not texting while driving," Cowart said. The government's website, distraction.gov , says the law applies to all drivers, but we've ... Read article

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    umtri.umich.edu USDOT unveils 'OMG' PSA to warn teens about distracted driving | UMTRI - University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute

    The U.S. Department of Transportation has unveiled 'OMG,' a new public service announcement (PSA) to warn teenagers about the dangers of distracted driving. The PSA is available on the newly redesigned Distraction.gov website, along with new materials designed especially for young drivers. The PS... Read article

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    wgem.com Iowa police say texting and driving bans are hard to enforce - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio

    Distraction.gov Distraction.gov Iowa police say texting and driving bans are hard to enforce - WGEM.com: Quincy News, Weather, Sports, and Radio Posted: KEOKUK, Ia. (WGEM) - Illinois, Missouri and Iowa have laws on the books for texting and driving. In Iowa, police say because of the way the law ... Read article

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    ccjdigital.com FMCSA bans texting by commercial drivers | Commercial Carrier Journal

    President Obama also signed an executive order directing federal employees not to engage in text messaging while driving government-owned vehicles or with government-owned equipment. Federal employees were required to comply with the ban starting Dec. 30, 2009. For more information on DOT’s effor... Read article

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    nrsf.org Useful Links | The National Road Safety Foundation

    Distraction.gov : Official US Website for Distracted Driving NHTSA : National Highway Traffic Safety Administration CDC.gov : United States Centers for Disease Control and Prevention SADD : Students Against Destructive Decisions FCCLA : Families, Career, and Community Leaders of America NOYS : Na... Read article

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