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Texting-While-Driving Law Nets 725 Convictions in Virginia

Virginia has recorded 725 convictions during the first six months of a texting-while-driving law, which made the distracted-driving practice a primary offense.


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328 Drivers Cited for Texting in Va. Since July 1

More than 300 motorists have been cited for texting while driving in Virginia since a new law went into effect July 1.


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Use of Handheld Phone While Driving Becomes Primary Offense in Md. Oct. 1

Maryland will soon be among the U.S. states that prohibit handheld cell phone use while driving.


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Big 4 Cellphone Carriers Unite on Anti-Texting Ads

The country’s four biggest cellphone companies are set to launch their first joint advertising campaign against texting while driving.


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Study: Distracted Driving Deaths Underreported

Seventeen-year-old Kelsey Raffaele’s last words were over a cellphone to a friend: “I’m going to crash!” The car she was driving had clipped a snow bank and spun into oncoming traffic, where it was T-boned by an SUV.


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Va. Lawmakers Scale Back Higher Texting Fines

Virginia lawmakers have approved Gov. Bob McDonnell’s proposal to scale back the hefty fines they passed for texting while driving.


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Va. Texting Bill Wins Final Legislative Approval

Legislation to toughen the penalties for texting while driving is on its way to Gov. Bob McDonnell’s desk.


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Virginia Panels Advance Distracted Driver Penalties

Legislation that would crack down on people who try to text while driving seems to be on the fast track to becoming law.


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Virginia Passes Bills on Texting While Driving

Both chambers of the General Assembly have approved legislation to toughen penalties for texting while driving.


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Texting While Driving Could Lead to Jail Time in Va.

Bills to crack down on texting while driving in Virginia are coming up for a vote in a Senate committee.




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