Kenneth Dorsey

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Connecticut DMV Urges Safe Habits During National Teen Driver Safety Week

The Connecticut DMV is urging parents to emphasize the need to lay down strict driving rules for teens, stressing that using the phone while driving is a prohibitive as is drinking or speeding when behind the wheel.

10/21/2014

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Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy Signs Distracted-Driving Bill Into Law

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy has signed a bill that sets a penalty of up to $1,000 for drivers caught texting or talking while driving.

05/20/2014

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Conn. Lawmakers Want Your Insurance Co. To Know When You Drive Distracted

Frustrated by drivers who ignore Connecticut’s ban on talking and texting on hand-held cellphones, some state legislators want insurance companies to know when their customers break the law.

05/06/2013

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Final Disposition Set In Case Of Jogger Killed By Teen Driver In New Canaan

The end is near for a tragic case that has led to a greater focus on distracted driving in Connecticut.

10/23/2012

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New Canaan Police Plan Distracted Driving Forum After Jogger’s Death

After a jogger was killed by a distracted driver, a Connecticut town is planning a forum on the dangers of driving while distracted, WCBS 880 Bureau Chief Fran Schneidau reported.

05/16/2012