Texting While Driving

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Man Hurt In Crash Wants To Be 1st Allowed To Seek Punitive Damages Against A Texting Driver

Lawyers for a man who was hurt in an LA accident are asking a California appeals court for permission to seek punitive damages against the driver responsible, who they claim was texting.

03/11/2014

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CHP, Local Agencies Crack Down On Distracted Drivers

As part of April’s “Distracted Driving Awareness Month” campaign, local law enforcement agencies will be conducting zero tolerance enforcement on distracted drivers.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/01/2013

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Woman Accused Of Texting While Driving With Baby On Her Lap

Torrance police arrested a woman seen driving on the San Diego (405) Freeway with a baby in her lap, a cellphone in one hand and two unsecured children in the back seat.

04/04/2012

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Police Will Be Cracking Down On Drivers Texting Or Making Hand-Held Calls Behind The Wheel

Law enforcement agencies throughout the Southland will be cracking down this week on people who send text messages or make calls on hand-held cell phones while behind the wheel as part of a campaign targeting “distracted drivers.”

04/02/2012

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Woman Pleads No Contest In Glendale Texting-Driving Death

A young woman driver charged with killing an elderly pedestrian in Glendale while she was texting has pleaded no contest to gross vehicular manslaughter.

08/19/2011

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Statewide Crackdown On Distracted Driving Kicks Off Monday

Los Angeles police plan to join a statewide “zero tolerance” enforcement crackdown on drivers texting or using their cell phones without hands-free technology, officers said Sunday.

04/03/2011

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More Drivers Texting Despite Ban

Despite a law banning the activity, the Auto Club says the number of people who text while driving in Southern California has roughly doubled since it went into effect.

09/15/2010

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