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97 Citations: Early Numbers From Distracted Driving Day

Authorities issued nearly 100 citations and pulled over more than 2,400 drivers who were texting last Thursday — Distracted Driving Day.

04/26/2012

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Officers Looking For Distracted Drivers Thursday

Sheriff’s deputies and police officers across Minnesota are making an extra effort Thursday to crack down on distracted drivers, according to the St. Paul Pioneer Press.

04/19/2012

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Statewide Campaign Aims To Curb Distracted Driving

Four-hundred law enforcement officers around the state will be looking extra hard for drivers who are texting starting Thursday.

04/16/2012

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Cell Users Warned Of Texting Scam

The Better Business Bureau is warning cell phone uses of a texting scam that could lead to fraudulent charges on their accounts.

02/01/2012

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If This Doesn’t Display the Hazaards of Texing

The UK ran this PSA a few years ago.  It totally gets to the point of  the dangers of texing while driving.   Warning:  this is a graphic video.

10/11/2011

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Minn. Woman Sentenced In Fatal Texting Crash

A Browerville woman has been sentenced for a fatal texting-while-driving crash.

10/10/2011

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Texting And Driving, Challenges Of Enforcement

While the number of citations given by state troopers for texting and driving has steadily increased in Minnesota, the North Dakota Highway Patrol says enforcing that state’s new texting law has been a challenge.

09/26/2011

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Vote On Michele Tafoya’s Texting Poll!

A call or a text…..which do you like more?

09/20/2011

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Hey Dude….No Texting Or Talking In The Movie Theater!

If you’ve ever been at a movie sitting near a CHATTY KATHY, You will LOVE this PSA!

06/07/2011

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Distracted-Driving Simulator Shows Texting Dangers

With proms and graduation approaching, more teenagers are on the road and so are their phones — which is what worries parents.

05/12/2011

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Minn. Law Agencies Get Tough On Distracted Drivers

Minnesota State Trooper Tim Koehler’s seen it all. Recently, a naked driver reading the bible almost hit one of his coworkers. Last summer, he pulled over a guy who had rigged up a television set so he could watch TV while driving.

04/21/2011

State Trooper Dean Lange keeps an eye out for distracted drivers. (credit: CBS)

Riding Shotgun With State Patrol

Nearly 400 agencies have stepped up patrols to ticket drivers who exhibit distracted driving behavior.

04/21/2011

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Texting Mom Accused Of Causing Head-On Crash

An Eden Prairie mother is accused of texting and talking on her cell phone, with her two kids in the car, and causing a crash where she hit a motorcyclist head-on.

04/19/2011

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Walking And Texting Can Be Hazardous!

An unknown mall shopper thinks no one is watching her walk and text? Think again!

01/18/2011

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Dangers Of Texting While… Walking?

Did you know texting while walking can be dangerous? We’ve got a link that proves it can be.

01/17/2011

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