Texting While Driving

Texting while driving

Steep Increase Reported In Texting While Driving

Texting while driving increased 50 percent last year despite a rush by states to ban the practice.

12/08/2011

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Middlesex County DA Joins With AT&T On Anti-Texting Program

The Middlesex District Attorney’s Office and AT&T are working together on a program aimed at educating drivers — especially teens — on the danger of texting while driving.

06/12/2011

Aaron Deveau faces charges in a deadly car crash that happened, prosecutors say, while he was texting behind the wheel.

Haverhill Teen Pleads Not Guilty To Motor Vehicle Homicide

HAVERHILL (CBS) — A teenager accused of killing a man while driving and texting pleaded not guilty Wednesday. Aaron Deveau, 17, of Haverhill, is charged with motor vehicle homicide. Police say he crossed the center […]

05/25/2011

Aaron Deveau faces charges in a deadly car crash that happened, prosecutors say, while he was texting behind the wheel.

Haverhill Teen Accused In Deadly Texting Crash Faces Judge

The case against 17-year old Aaron Deveau is unlike any other in Essex County. Deveau faces charges in a deadly car crash, that happened, prosecutors say, while he was texting behind the wheel.

04/01/2011

Take a close look at this video still. It appears that the bus driver is holding a cell phone.

Oxford School Bus Driver Suspected Of Texting Won’t Be Disciplined

No disciplinary action is scheduled for a school bus driver in Oxford, even though the students on her bus claim they have proof she is texting while driving.

03/22/2011

Growing Hands-Free Options Concern Safety Experts

Automakers are using new technology to make it easier for people to stay connected behind the wheel, without breaking the law.

03/07/2011

NH Considering Hand-Held Cell Phone Ban For Drivers

New Hampshire lawmakers are considering a bill that could ban drivers from using hand held cell phones in their car.

02/27/2011

Dive teams tried to get the car out, but gave up after four hours.

Police: Driver Texting Before Crash In Danvers River

A texting driver crashed into a river late Monday night and survived, police said Tuesday.

02/22/2011

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Distracted Driving Program Held In Revere

State transportation and public safety leaders unveiled a new program on Wednesday designed to teach young drivers about the perils of distracted driving.

01/19/2011

Teen Drivers

The Parent Report: Distracted Teen Drivers

WBZ’s Doug Cope talks about the many distractions teens have while driving.

WBZ NewsRadio 1030–01/19/2011

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