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Dec 9, 2011 at 8:24 AM
A new study finds that texting while driving jumped by 50% last year.
Nov 7, 2011 at 1:43 PM
A national ad campaign aims at convincing young people to stop texting and driving.
Nov 7, 2011 at 8:09 AM
A nine-year-old girl was riding her bike, just a few feet from her home, when a distracted driver struck her.  Erica Forney died two days later, on Thanksgiving Day.
Oct 31, 2011 at 7:02 AM

Winter Haven, FL -- TV production students from Winter Haven High have hit the big time!  The school’s Blue Devil Television Department (BDTV) has won a $5,000 award from Allstate Insurance Company for its video titled “X the Text,” the only...
Winter Haven-Lake Wales
Oct 20, 2011 at 5:54 AM

Winter Haven, Florida -- If you have teenagers, the last thing you want them to do is act out.  But acting out--and acting out loud--earned some teenagers in Polk County a national award.

An anti-texting and driving vide from Winter...
Winter Haven-Lake Wales
Oct 3, 2011 at 8:03 AM

Palm Harbor, Florida -- East lake Fire Rescue has a novel, scary and timely way to teach teenagers the dangers of distracted driving.

The Haunted Fire House is sure to give kids a scare--and a message.

"We wanted to get our...
Oct 3, 2011 at 7:46 AM
Firefighters in Pinellas County built a haunted house that'll scare kids and teach them a lesson about distracted driving.
Oct 3, 2011 at 7:18 AM
Researchers found evidence that suggests dangerous mobile phone usage while driving may be attributed to obsessive-compulsive disorder traits rather than addiction.
Oct 3, 2011 at 6:54 AM
5-year-old Xzavier Davis-Bilbo was struck by a woman texting as he crossed the street.  He was left paralyzed below the dagphragm.
Sep 14, 2011 at 10:49 AM
The National Transportation Safety Board says the government should ban truckers from using hand-held cell phones while driving.
Sep 9, 2011 at 11:04 AM
The Manatee County Sheriff's Office recruits high school football players and cheerleaders to help spread an important message about texting and driving.
Sep 9, 2011 at 10:43 AM
Bridgestone America is sponsoring a video contest to help students spread the word about the dangers of distracted driving.
Sep 9, 2011 at 8:42 AM
A Florida woman's death in a distracted driving accident inspired a change in the law and a new video from the Department of Transportation.
Sep 7, 2011 at 11:00 AM
The National Safety Council debuts a series of short videos, "Understanding Distracted Driving," to educate people about the dangers of using cell phones while driving.
Sep 3, 2011 at 8:25 PM
Watch the Rays take on the Orioles at Tropicana Field on Sunday and you can sign up for our "Great Hang up" Pledge.