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    Study: Survey studies drivers snapping 'selfies' while behind the wheel [w/videos]
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    Talking on the phone while driving isn't advisable, and texting while driving is downright dangerous. Considering those truths, the fact that we even need to point this out this is incredibly disturbing: taking "selfies" while behind the wheel is exceptionally stupid. But, it's a thing that a ...

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    Video: Clever VW 'Eyes on the road' ad brings danger of texting & driving to the movies
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    Distracted driving continues to be a scourge to road safety around the world. In the US, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration ran a graphic commercial in April appealing to young people about the dangers of texting and driving. In Hong Kong, Volkswagen helped with a technologically ...

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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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    Video: Grand Theft Auto-style short ends with distracted driving PSA
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    Government agencies and private companies alike are trying to get the word out about the dangers of distracted driving. While many – including the recent mini-movie from Wernor Herzog – involve telling the tales of real lives affected by distracted driving, a recent film competition ...

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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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