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Texting: Who Can Actually See Your Messages?

Texting has become the connection of choice for a generation, direct, instant and seen by the person it’s intended for.

02/08/2013

Phone-In With Driving Law Questions

Speak directly to experts from Ford, Westfield Insurance and the Pennsylvania State Police about new driving laws, texting ban, teen driving laws, etc.

12/05/2012

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Monday’s KDKA Afternoon News: Dec. 3, 2012

Busy Monday and unable to catch that interview you were waiting to hear on the KDKA Afternoon News? Well, here’s a recap of the show.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/03/2012

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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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Police: Texting While Walking A Safety Concern

Reports of a ban on texting and walking in a town in New Jersey turned out not to be true, but it’s clearly a hot button issue.

05/15/2012

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New Poll Reveals High-Rate Of Teens Still Text & Drive

When it comes to texting behind the wheel, we’ve heard the dangers again and again, but apparently the warnings are not sinking in. A new poll shows young drivers are not putting down their phones

05/14/2012

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Teacher Accused Of Inappropriately Texting Student Will Stand Trial

A former Connellsville High School math teacher, accused of inappropriately texting a student, appeared in a Fayette County court Thursday.

04/19/2012

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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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Police Chief Talks About New Texting Ban

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Carnegie Police Chief Jeff Harbin about the new ban on texting while driving.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–03/07/2012

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Are Cell Phones & Other Handheld Devices Ruining Your Health?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to Dr Tom Muzzinigro about how handheld devices are causing serious health issues.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–01/25/2012

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Teacher Facing Charges After Texting Student

A Mercer County teacher is facing charges after allegedly sending inappropriate text messages to a student.

12/15/2011

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Is Using a Cell Phone While Driving Really That Distracting?

KDKA AM’s Larry and John talk to psychiatrist Dr Patton Van Nickel to find out how our brain works when driving and using a cell phone.

NewsRadio 1020 KDKA–12/15/2011

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NTSB Proposes Ban Of Cell Phone Use While Driving

The National Transportation Safety Board is proposing a complete ban on cell phone use while driving, except in emergency situations.

12/13/2011

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