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SC Towns And Counties Spur State To Ban Texting

A statewide texting-while-driving ban might soon be a reality for South Carolina, though many wonder whether it will be effective.


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Greenville Bans Texting While Driving

Greenville has banned texting while driving.


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Woman Charged With Murder, Texting In Wreck

A North Carolina woman faces murder and other charges after authorities say she was texting a message when she hit and killed a 75-year-old woman walking to visit a neighbor.


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AT&T Bringing Texting Simulators Back

AT&T is back in South Carolina, warning about the dangers of texting and driving.


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Charleston Considers Ban On Texting While Driving

Charleston City Council will hold a public hearing next month on a proposal to ban texting while driving.


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AT&T Again Bringing Texting Simulator To SC

AT&T is bringing its warnings about the dangers of texting and driving back to South Carolina .


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Distracted Driving On The Rise, Hand-held Cell Phone Use Up Among Young Drivers

According to new research from NHTSA, the percentage of drivers who are visibly text-messaging or using a hand-held device increased significantly for a second year in a row from 0.9 percent in 2010 to 1.3 percent in 2011, while driver hand-held cell phone use stood at 5 percent in 2011. That’s a 44 percent increase.


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Distraction Free Fridays: Teens, Take The Pledge!

In your teenage years, it is all about peer pressure to do the wrong thing. Well, the Distraction Free Fridays campaign aims to use peer influence to do the right thing. You can impact your peers in a positive way – it just takes commitment to set a good example.


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What’s More Distracting Than Texting While Driving? Our Thoughts…

(CBS Charlotte) — We all know that either talking on the phone or texting while driving can cause fatal traffic accidents — but what about when we become distracted by our own thoughts? Is it […]

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Distraction Free Fridays Teens Licenses 2013

Infographic: Newly Licensed Teens And Distracted Driving

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and CBS Radio Charlotte is working to raise the profile of this important issue. Sometimes, images are the best way to convey a message. Here’s an infographic from Michigan Auto Law that explains driver distractions among newly-licensed teenage drivers.




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