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texting while driving

Online counter-marketing succeeds only if teens tell other teens how ridiculously uncool and unsafe it is to text or speak into a phone while driving. Yet the dominant form of teenage communication is texting. This poses a public policy conundrum: how best do we change teen behaviour?
With school starting, the new laws couldn't come at a better time.
What can we do to reduce this statistic of accidents caused by distracted driving if not entirely eliminate it? While legislation and punitive recourse exists, society cannot rely entirely on enforcement to save the day. What if an alternate solution exists, albeit an unproven one for distracted driving.
Wilma Ealy lost "every bit of skin, muscle and tissue" on her legs from the waist down when a distracted driver smashed into
Alberta police may soon be able to seize your cellphone if you are caught distracted driving with it. Alberta Solicitor General
Text messaging shortcuts often used by tweens — children between the ages of 10 and 14 — can lead to the decline of language
A video of a Toronto Transit Commission (TTC) subway driver using his mobile device while driving has prompted an investigation
A bus driver in Quebec could face disciplinary action after a video was posted online allegedly showing him filling out paperwork