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No one disputes that texting and driving do not mix, but many still do exactly that.  They tend to justify their actions as they would a failure to floss after every meal, shrugging their shoulders and saying it is the wrong thing to do, but it is just too difficult [...]

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Law on Google Glass Less than Clear

On April 1, 2013 By Kendall Short

Lawmakers in West Virginia have proposed a new bill that bans wearing the new Google Glass device while driving.  (For background info on this high-tech headpiece, see fellow blogger Katie Kuhn’s post.)  The bill would subject drivers who use “a wearable computer with a head-mounted display” to a fine.

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Aiming to reduce the number of automobile accidents, a handful of states have enacted handheld cell phone bans for all drivers. However, a new study from the Highway Loss Data Institute (HLDI), a nonprofit organization funded by the auto insurance industry, suggests that such bans may be failing to [...]

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DWT (Driving While Texting): The New DUI?

On May 12, 2009 By JETLaw

It is indisputable that one result of the proliferation of handheld mobile devices is the distraction of drivers on the road, thus making car travel less safe for those using the devices as well as for other drivers. Devices built into cars, such as GPS navigation systems and complicated radio controls, present their own [...]

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