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San Francisco Man Creates Website To Expose Texting Drivers

A San Francisco man hopes a little humiliation will make drivers put down their phones.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/27/2014

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No Hands-Free Texting For Teen Drivers Under Bill

Teenage drivers in California would be banned from texting while driving even if they use hands-free methods under a bill headed to Gov. Jerry Brown.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/03/2013

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Pasadena Police To Crack Down On Motorists Texting While Driving

Pasadena police Monday will crackdown on drivers who are texting or operating a handheld cellphone behind the wheel.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/19/2013

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Study: ‘Distracted Walking’ Injuries Triple

The city of Los Angeles is still one of the most dangerous cities in which to walk and talk or text, according to a new study.

08/09/2013

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Calif. Bill Would Ban Teen Drivers From Hands-Free Texting

Drivers under age 18 would be banned from texting while driving even if they use hands-free devices under a cleanup bill approved by the state Senate.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/22/2013

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State Agencies Weigh In On Proposed Two-Way 911 System

Emerging technology could soon change the way the government communicates with the public during an emergency.

02/11/2013

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Police: Texting Unlicensed Driver Blamed For Metro Bus Crash

Police said a Metro bus that slammed into a tree in downtown L.A. on Friday may have swerved to avoid a collision with a woman who was texting while driving.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/14/2012

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Digital Parenting Expert Hilary DeCesare Talks About Cyber Bulling

Digital Parenting Expert and CEO of Everloop.com Hilary DeCesare stopped by KCAL9 Thursday to discuss cyber bulling, teenage text etiquette, and how parents can decode new terms! Everloop.com is a safe social networking site for kids.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/06/2012

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Mentone Man Admits To Sending Lewd Texts, Photos Of Genitalia To Girls

A Mentone man was sentenced to three years in state prison Wednesday for contacting a 10-year-old girl for sex from his cell phone.

08/08/2012

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Collisions, Injuries, Other ‘Distracted Walking’ Incidents Soar 400 Percent

Regulators say the number of pedestrians hospitalized for injuries suffered while using a smartphone or other handheld device has quadrupled within the last decade.

07/30/2012

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Survey Finds More Than Half Of All Commuters Experience Road Rage

A new survey shows up to half of all commuters have a stressful to very stressful drive, even when the ride to work is short.

07/18/2012

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New Calif. Law Would Ban Texting While Biking; What’s Next?

It could soon be illegal to ride a bicycle and text if a California lawmaker gets his way.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/27/2012

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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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Man, 34, Reportedly Struck And Killed By Big Rig While Texting

A pedestrian apparently was texting when he was struck and fatally injured by a big rig in Downey, authorities said Friday.

02/24/2012

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