Texting While Driving

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Allegheny Co. Drivers Cited The Most For Texting While Driving

Allegheny County drivers just can’t seem to put down the phone while driving.

03/21/2014

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Woman Charged In Fatal Texting While Driving Crash Headed To Trial

The woman accused in a fatal motorcycle crash is now apologizing. Laura Gargiulo waived her case to trial today in court.

09/04/2013

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Teens Experience Dangers Of Texting While Driving

It’s dangerous, potentially deadly and not to mention, illegal. Yet, some teens are still texting behind the wheel.

04/24/2013

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Pittsburgh Metro Area Ranks 2nd In Pa. For Texting-While-Driving Citations

New analysis from AAA shows that the Pittsburgh Metro area ranks second in the state of Pennsylvania for texting-while-driving citations.

03/12/2013

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Few Drivers Cited For Texting While Driving Statewide

There’s no doubt texting is a quick and easy way to communicate, but it’s also potentially deadly when done behind the wheel. The obvious dangers prompted state lawmakers to create a law banning drivers from texting while operating a motor vehicle.

09/28/2012

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AT&T Sets Up Texting While Driving Simulator

It is estimated that 100,000 crashes every year involve drivers who are texting behind the wheel. This week, people at CONSOL Energy Center got a chance to see how dangerous it can be.

08/14/2012

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Rob Pratte Talks Highway Safety With Pittsburgh Police

Rob Pratte sat down with Pittsburgh Police Commander Scott Schubert and they talked about everything from drunk driving to the new laws on texting when you are driving.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–05/12/2012

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Police Hope Drivers Put Down Phones With Texting Ban In Place

There is now a ban on texting while driving in Pennsylvania. The new law went into effect at midnight, and today, we are learning more about how and when police will enforce it.

03/08/2012

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Texting While Driving Ban Goes Into Effect

Put your cell phone away when you get behind the wheel. A statewide ban on texting while driving is now in effect, carrying a $50 fine. The new law went into effect at midnight Thursday.

03/08/2012

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Texting While Driving A Primary Offense In Pa.

At midnight Thursday, it becomes illegal to text and drive in Pennsylvania. That includes phones, computers and other devices. And it’s not just texting but also using the internet, emailing and other messaging.

03/07/2012

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Friends Remember Butler Co. Teen Killed In Crash

A local school district is in mourning after a cheerleader and well-loved student died in a tragic car accident Tuesday night.

11/02/2011

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“Drive Safe.ly” With New App

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Accidents can happen at any time; but texting while driving can dramatically increase those odds. Now a new app is promising to help stop distracted driving. DriveSafe.ly reads text messages and emails […]

01/10/2011

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