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A banner warning against distracted driving is seen in the town of New Castle. (credit: Sean Adams/WCBS 880)

Stories From Main Street: Westchester Town Cracking Down On Distracted Driving

New Castle has launched an aggressive local campaign called “Hands Off The Phone And On The Wheel.”

09/29/2014

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, in Manhattan, signs a law increasing penalties for texting while driving - July 1, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

New York Increases Penalties For Teens Caught Texting While Driving

The legislation approved by the Senate and Assembly applies to drivers with permits and probationary or junior licenses.

07/01/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo announces stiffer penalties for texting while driving (Credit: Juliet Papa/1010 WINS)

Tough New Penalties For Texting And Driving Now In Effect

New York motorists are advised to think twice before texting and driving, as tough new regulations go into effect Saturday in New York State.

06/01/2013