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Is Texting and Driving Illegal In Texas?

We’ll cut to the point. Yes, texting and driving is illegal in Texas as of September 1st 2017. Also, talking on the phone while driving is illegal unless you’re using a hands-free device. Previously there were designated areas where you … Continue reading

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5 Surprising Things People do While Driving

Distracted driving isn’t limited simply to texting or jamming out to the latest hit. There are several bizarre ways to keep yourself focused anywhere but on the road. We’ve compiled a list of ten of the most surprising ways people … Continue reading

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Highway to Heaven: 5 Simple Mistakes that Cause the Most Traffic-Related Fatalities

It can happen to any of us. Whether we’re taking our eyes off the road for a split second to change the radio station to something more serious, like forgetting to buckle up, a car accident can happen when we … Continue reading

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Texas is Pushing for a Statewide Ban on Texting and Driving

AAA Texas hosted its first-ever distracted driving policy summit on August 10th, 2016 in Austin, Texas in the hopes that Texas lawmakers will pass a statewide ban on texting while driving next year. Texas is one of four states that … Continue reading

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New Study in Texas Shows the Body’s Reaction to Distracted Driving

According to a recent study by the University of Houston and Texas A&M University Transportation Institute, when drivers are absent minded, emotional or texting while driving—they found that “drivers’ handling of the wheel became jittery with respect to normal driving.” … Continue reading

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Texting and Driving Laws You Might Not Know About

    It is no secret that distracted driving—and in particular, phone use while driving—has become an increasingly serious problem on roads throughout the world, and especially the United States. Nine Americans are killed every single day from accidents that … Continue reading

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New ‘Textalyzer’ is Breathalyzer for Distracted Driving

    In a huge step forward in the fight against distracted driving, a new device has been developed by Israeli company Cellebrite that will act as a texting equivalent to a breathalyzer. It will allow police officers to check … Continue reading

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What Can You Do to Become a Better Driver?

    Driving is an essential skill in today’s society, and most Americans learn to drive from a relatively young age. That doesn’t mean however, that we are all experts at it. In fact, there are still millions of car … Continue reading

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What Can We Do to Stop Distracted Driving? 5 Possible Solutions

    Distracted driving is probably the biggest single threat facing American drivers today. With our phones constantly by our sides, our devices never switched off, and seemingly less and less time to accomplish even simple tasks such as eating … Continue reading

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Minnesota Driver Caught Reading a Book While Driving

    Distracted driving is always dangerous, and usually associated with phone use more than anything else. Sometimes however, you do see occasions of people eating, or even doing make-up behind the wheel. On even rarer occasions, we see instances … Continue reading

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