texting and driving

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Would you quit texting and driving if it could land you in jail?

February 26, 2014

Texting and Driving = Jail Time You’ve seen the commercials, watched the news, and seen the billboards. You know not to text and drive. According to statistics, these efforts are not stopping most people. Although the dangers may not be obvious or important to you, texting and driving could end up putting you in jail.…

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Is it illegal to knowingly text a driver?

February 7, 2014

Knowingly Text A Driver The New Jersey state of appeals has raised a lot of questions regarding whether you can be held liable if you knowingly texted a driver who caused a crash. Will we now hear “Don’t knowingly text a driver” along with the “Don’t text and drive” message? Shannon Colonna was texting her…

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Proposed Legislation Would Allow a Police Officer to Search Your Cell Phone History

July 8, 2013

Proposed Legislation Would Allow a Police Officer to Search Your Cell Phone History Each day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1,060 people are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver. With this in mind, would it bother you if along with your license and registration, a police officer asked you…

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Texting and Driving Resulted in Police Car being Hit

January 9, 2013

Lauren Owens, driving a Nissan Pathfinder, slammed into an Albany Police car at 2:30 in the morning on New Year’s Day. Owens was found to be texting and driving when she hit the car. Officer Garnet Lincey was injured and taken to the hospital. Owens is now facing charges of failure to maintain lane, texting and driving, and…

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