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New Study Looks At The Dangers Of Walking While Texting

The study found people walk slower, tend to swerve, yet are more cautious.

CBS Detroit–07/29/2015

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Campaign In Effect: Police Cracking Down On Drunk, Distracted Driving

When you are behind the wheel of a car make sure your attention is on the road and only on the road.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/02/2015

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Deadly Accident On I-75 May Have Centered Around Cell Phone Use

Michigan State Police are investigating a deadly accident on I-75 Monday morning.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/20/2014

Texting while driving

“I Used To Think I Was Pretty Good At Texting And Driving,” Said Student Using Driving Simulator, Striking Pedestrian

It was a sobering lesson Wednesday for students on the campus of WSU as Allstate brought a driving simulator to teach kids the dangers of texting and driving.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

Man using mobile smart phone outdoor in summer

Report: 40 Percent Of Teens Hit Or Almost Hit By Traffic While Distracted By Phones

Kate Carr, president and CEO of Safe Kids Worldwide said it’s simple: tell your kids to put down the phone while walking, use the cross walks and don’t walk while it is dark.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/01/2014

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Police Add Texting To Crisis Negotiation Arsenal

With 6 billion text messages exchanged daily in the United States, texting is becoming a more frequent part of police crisis negotiations.

WWJ Newsradio 950–05/11/2014

Higher Percentage Of Teens Injured By ‘Distracted Walking’

Just in time for back to school season, the non–profit group Safe Kids Worldwide is reminding teens not to text or wear headphones while they’re crossing the street.

WWJ Newsradio 950–08/27/2013

Thumb Injuries A Risk With Repetitive Texting

One might think that texting can strengthen the thumbs but according to medical studies it can cause injuries.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/25/2013

Teenagers Cell Phones Texting

Study: Mobile Phone Dangers Double

You see it all the time: people walking and talking or texting on their phones. Now new research shows just how dangerous that can be.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/20/2013

Hands-Free Texting Still Distracting For Drivers

Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/12/2013