Checkup Newsroom (texting)

2019
April
01,
2019
| 09:57 PM America/Chicago
Texting combines three distractions into one: it takes the driver’s eyes off the road, hands off the wheel and mind off the primary task. The Texas Department of Transportation says distracted driving includes distraction, driver inattention or cell-...
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2016
December
12,
2016
| 11:29 PM America/Chicago
Two teens were killed last week while the driver was live-streaming herself on a Pennsylvania highway. The two girls were broadcasting themselves on Facebook while driving slowly when a tractor-trailer plowed in the back of their car. Police conti...
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May
16,
2016
| 09:09 PM America/Chicago
Every day, six teens are killed in a car crash. But mom and dad, you may play a larger part than you ever realized in keeping your kids safe behind the wheel. And if you have a son, you may have to have an even longer conversation. New research...
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April
07,
2016
| 08:51 PM America/Chicago
Texting combines three distractions into one: it takes the driver’s eyes off the road, hands off the wheel and mind off the primary task. The Texas Department of Transportation says distracted driving includes distraction, driver inattention or cell-...
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April
07,
2016
| 08:42 PM America/Chicago
Studies show that smartphones are making us not as smart on the road. In 2015, 463 people wre killed in distracted driving crashes in Texas and 3,000 more were seriously hurt A study by AT&T states that nearly 4-in-10 smartphone users look at ...
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