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New York Creates Special Texting Zones

In an effort to further decrease distracted driving in his state, a few weeks ago New York governor Andrew Cuomo announced the creation of dedicated “texting zones” along the state’s highways and the New York State thruway. These are special … Continue reading

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Hawaii Latest State to Ban Texting While Driving

The state of Hawaii has become the latest to ban texting behind the wheel, becoming the 40th to do so, when Governor Neil Abercrombie signed a bill into law late last month. The ban goes into effect on July 1, … Continue reading

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Video Post: Texting While Driving Mayhem

We haven’t done a video post in a while, so please excuse us for being a little self-indulgent. We LOVE the Allstate “Mayhem Like Me” commercials, and this one, about teenagers texting while driving is one of our favorites both … Continue reading

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Stop the texts. Stop the wrecks.

Lead Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley, officials around the United States are cracking down on teens who text while drive with a new awareness campaign. Why? Because according to current statistics, you are 23 times more likely to have a … Continue reading

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Goverment Considering Limiting OnBoard Auto Electronics

According to the latest available numbers, there were 3,092 deaths due to distracted driving in 2012. Because of numbers like that, as well as accident claims that don’t cause death, but still cost money, many states have instituted laws banning … Continue reading

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Connecticut Passes Motor Vehicle Fee Increase

With almost every state in the country feeling budgetary pain, it shouldn’t be at all surprising that many are looking for ways to bring more cash into the governmental coffers. The state of Connecticut is no exception. At the heart … Continue reading

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Idaho: Ok to Text and Drive

While many states are jumping on the “Don’t Text and Drive” bandwagon, Idaho is taking a different tack. A member of the Idaho House of Representatives has proposed a bill that would allow texting while driving, as long as the … Continue reading

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