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Texting At A Red Light

By Amy E. Feldman

PHILADELPHIA (CBS) - You know you can’t text while driving. But is it legal to text at a red light?

A study conducted recently by Allstate found that 34 percent of drivers admit to checking their phones while stopped at a red light, and the survey also found that 36 percent of respondents admitted to using their phone in stop-and-go traffic or construction zones. 231 more words

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Driving While Texting Too Difficult, Auto Manufacturers Urged to Design Texter-Friendly Vehicles

DETROIT, MI — With roads getting increasingly clogged by drivers, pedestrians, and crossing animals, some lawmakers think that driving has become too difficult to perform while texting, and look to automobile manufacturers for help.   416 more words

Woman Impaled While Texting And Driving...Through Her Butt!

I HATE when people text and drive (or even look at their phone for any reason while driving) and I see it happening ALL THE TIME!   70 more words

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Is texting and driving worse than driving drunk?

This feels like a public service announcement. Here goes …

I had a long interesting discussion with some of my students today. First I asked them how many of them had been in a car while the driver was texting. 365 more words

Life

A Deadly Wandering by Matt Richtel

Hi, welcome. I’m happy to see you are settling in to read this now. But…what?…really?…please…ignore that chirp that just told you a new e-mail arrived. It is probably just another add for Viagra or penile enlargement. 1,754 more words

Reviews

Newlywed couple dead; crashed head-on into each other while texting each other

A sad story out of Texas that demonstrates, once again, just how quickly life can change.  On June 5th, a Texan newlywed couple was killed in a car crash.  109 more words

Strange News

IN PRAISE OF DISTRACTED DRIVING

Game of Groans

Think about an object, an activity, or a cultural phenomenon you really don’t like. Now write a post (tongue in cheek or not — your call!) about why it’s the best thing ever. 451 more words

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