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Event Highlights The Danger For Teens Texting On The Road

Teens are actually REQUIRED to text and drive at this event.

WWJ Newsradio 950–09/25/2011


Thumb Bands And A Video Contest To Stop Texting While Driving

Lansing-based Auto-Owners Insurance says it’s backing the fight against texting while driving by using a new trend in fashion: thumb bands. The company has donated thousands of “W82TXT” thumb bands to its local independent agencies […]

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/22/2011


Texting Driver Who Caused Death Gets 30 Days In Jail

A Lapeer man who police say caused a fatal crash while texting and driving has been sentenced to one month in jail and 12 months of probation.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/19/2011


Texting Driver Pleads Guilty To Causing Fatal Accident

A Lapeer man who police say caused a fatal crash while texting and driving has made a guilty plea.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/22/2011

Charges In Fatal ‘Texting While Driving’ Accident

A 41-year-old man is facing a charge of causing death while texting and driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/10/2011

Car and Driver, Chrysler Launch 'Text U L8r'

The Ann Arbor auto enthusiast magazine Car and Driver Wednesday announced the launch of ‘Txt U L8r,’ a free mobile application for handheld devices created to combat the dangers of texting while driving. Sponsored by […]


Allstate Event Teaches Distracted Driving Risk

Metro Detroit parents and teens took a pledge Wednesday to limit or eliminate distractions from their cars at Allstate Insurance Company’s Family Driving Challenge. The event, held in a parking lot at Wayne State University’s […]


Ford Tweaks Sync Amid Texting While Driving Bans

As the issue of texting while driving grows in prominence nationally, Ford Motor Co. said it would expand its Sync system with new features to give drivers safer alternatives to hand-held texting and keep them […]