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Va. to consider tougher laws on texting while driving

Currently, typing on your smartphone while the behind the wheel in Virginia can get you only a $25 fine and even then its a secondary offense. That means a police officer has to have another reason for pulling a driver over before he can be cited for texting.

Tuesday - 12/04/2012, 12:04pm EST

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Teens learn the dangers of distracted driving

On Sunday afternoon, personal speeches were given by two teenagers who suffered serious consequences because of distracted driving.

Sunday - 12/02/2012, 03:54pm EST

Tags: distracted driving, Teen Roadway Safety Advocates, National Organizations for Youth Safety Teen Distracted Driving Summit, Wil Craig, Amanda Kloehr

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Survey: Teens ask drivers to put down the phone

A new survey finds that a majority of teen passengers have asked their driver to stop texting while driving.

Wednesday - 08/29/2012, 08:54am EDT

Tags: texting and driving, State Farm, Virginia, Maryland

Kick the habit: How to avoid texting while driving

Texting while driving doesn't just endanger others on the road, it can also threaten your wallet.

Wednesday - 02/01/2012, 04:00am EST

Tags: car insurance

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Texting while driving could become a primary offense in Va.

A Senate Transportation committee approved approved legislation this week that would allow police to pull over drivers who are texting.

Saturday - 01/21/2012, 12:15pm EST

Tags: texting, distracted driving, Virginia General Assembly, George Barker

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