When Are People Going To Wake Up About Distracted Driving?

Mother Reacts to Texting and Driving Ban

http://www.bigcountryhomepage.com/news/mother-reacts-to-texting-and-driving-ban/676151443One particular mother got into an accident in April 2012 with her 22-month-old daughter.

“The lady was texting, she went right through the light and t-boned us” said Lisa Capricciuolo.

After the impact, her car flipped three times and all she thought …

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Texas House passes bill banning texting while driving

http://www.kxii.com/content/news/Texas-House-passes-bill-banning-texting-while-driving-416601983.htmlLast Thursday, the Texas House followed their lead by voting for House Bill 62 which will ban drivers from texting while driving in the state of Texas.

It’s a bill that many Texans agreed needed to happen.

“I don’t even get on my phone when I get called …

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Here’s why your car insurance might be skyrocketing

https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2017/03/19/distracted-driving-high-tech-cars-blamed-for-higher-insurance-rates/UkMu2FgQEVrE2zV1VzF2fJ/story.htmlInsurance specialists said it is difficult to peg just how much distracted driving — specifically mobile phone use — contributes to rising accident claims.

They say drivers who have had accidents are reluctant to admit they were texting or using …

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4 ways to prevent distracted driving

https://www.ktnv.com/brand-spotlight/4-ways-to-prevent-distracted-driving-ed-bernstein-and-associatesAs such, there is no safe way to drive your car while using cellphones, while under the influence of certain substances or while sleep deprived. Even so, distracted driving is one of the leading causes of auto accidents, killing more than 200,000 …

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“…distracted driving is one of the leading causes of auto accidents, killing more than 200,000 people and injuring 431,000 in the United States in 2014, according to distraction.gov.”

Texas House passes statewide ban on texting while driving

https://www.texastribune.org/2017/03/15/texting-driving/The Texas House on Wednesday passed a statewide ban on texting while driving.

Members voted 113-32 to tentatively approve the legislation, which will get a final vote in the House before it can proceed to the Senate.

A Senate committee has passed a …

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Should law banning texting while driving be tougher? It’s being proposed

https://protectingyourpocket.blog.palmbeachpost.com/2017/03/14/should-law-banning-texting-while-driving-be-tougher-its-being-proposed/Jeff Clemens, D-Lake Worth, said, while many states have texting-while-driving bans, there’s no proof it reduces accident rates.

Garcia asked, “How many more lives have to be lost waiting on data to ensure we pass some sensible legislation protect our …

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