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    Report: Texting driver slams into cyclist and tells police, 'I just don't care'
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    Texting while driving is a horrible and dangerous idea, but what's worse is saying "I just don't care" like 21-year-old Kimberley Davis did after slamming her car into a cyclist (injuring his spine) while texting behind the wheel. Although she called emergency responders upon hitting the ...

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    Video: Shocking distracted driving ad is a brutal wake up call
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    It used to be that most of the car-related public service announcements on TV focused on preventing drunk driving and getting people to buckle their seatbelts, but the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has launched grisly new ads combatting distracted drivers with the slogan "U ...

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    Video: Texting drivers get publicly shamed on Twit Spotting billboards
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    We all know that texting while driving is wrong and reckless, but that still hasn't stopped everyone from doing it. While government officials rely on increased fines, strict laws and licence suspensions to help curb the texting epidemic behind the wheel, a creative San Francisco-based graphic ...

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    Official: New distracted driving fines in Ontario start today, but could cost even more
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    Distracted driving can have some very serious consequences and as of today that includes a hefty $280 fine (up from $155) in the Province of Ontario. Despite countless public awareness campaigns and using undercover cops dressed as panhandlers to bust texting drivers, the Ontario government says ...

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    Report: Distracted Driving fine in Ontario being raised to $280
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    Distracted driving can have some very serious consequences and among them will soon be a hefty $280 fine in the Province of Ontario. Despite countless public awareness campaigns and even sneaky undercover officers dressed as panhandlers to bust texting drivers, the Ontario government says its ...

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    Video: Crash video captures the real danger of texting while driving
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    It's likely that we've all, once in our lives and before it was illegal, sent one teensy tiny text while we were driving. And while the vast majority of us managed to do it without smashing into another car or a tree, the same can't be said for everyone who drives and texts like this man spotted ...

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    Report: Police use sneaky undercover panhandlers to bust texting drivers in Ontario
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    Ever find yourself pulling up near a panhandler at a busy intersection? Well, you'd better think twice before reaching for your phone or sending that next text message... because that man could be an undercover cop?! Although we've seen some pretty tricky police tactics in the past (including the ...

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    Report: Ontario drivers could face demerit points and tougher fines for distracted driving
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    While we continue to see shocking stunt videos of Arab men texting on the hood of speeding cars and motorcyclists tweeting while riding backwards, it looks like laws are tightening up in parts of Canada to avoid similar disregard for distracted driving. Texting while driving continues to be a ...

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    Study: Do teens really drive distracted more than parents do?
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    Having children must instill in parents a certain sense of naïveté (this is, after all, coming from someone without children). It must be incomprehensible that this tiny human, which you raised and sacrificed for, would be anything other than good, and right and just. They would never ...

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    Official: New York adding 'texting zones" on highways [w/poll]
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    The state of New York announced on Monday it will be instituting so-called texting zones for drivers who just cannot wait to send an LOL or emoji to their BFF. There will be 91 zones at first, all of which will take advantage of existing rest areas, in a trial program instituted by New York ...

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