Study: Nighttime Texting Causing Loss Of Sleep In StudentsDr. Polos said half of the students in the study are awakened by incoming texts and replies.
Seen At 11: Cornell Grad Students Working On App To Protect Texters From ThemselvesHumans may have mastered the art of walking and chewing gum, but not necessarily the art of walking and texting.
Experts: 'Heads-Up' Smartphone Technology May Reduce Driver DistractionWe all know texting while driving is risky business, and now, technology once reserved for the cockpit is making its way onto the dashboard.
Nassau County DA Kathleen Rice Announces Plan To Combat Texting While DrivingNassau County District Attorney Kathleen Rice on Monday announced a five-point plan to help combat texting while driving.
Students At Wyandanch H.S. Take Prom Safety PledgeProm season comes with big dangers on the roadways, as some students at Wyandanch High School learned from a very real prop demonstrating the hazards.
MTA Bus Driver Facing Suspension After Being Caught Texting While DrivingAccording to the Staten Island Advance, the video was taken by a rider on the X22A express bus from Staten Island to Manhattan Wednesday night during the heavy rainstorm which socked the Tri-State area.
Crackdown On Distracted Driving Begins Around New York StateNew York State Gov. Andrew Cuomo announced Thursday that state and local police have stepped up patrols statewide to crack down on mobile phone use while driving.
Seen At 11: Yik Yak, Anonymous Texting App, Stirs Up ControversyWith the help of the app Yik Yak, nameless users across the country are making shooting and bomb threats, causing school lockdowns and even evacuations.
Seen At 11: Crisis Hotlines Offer Help Through TextingStudies show it's easier for people to tell the truth through texting than face to face or on the phone. As a result, counseling centers across the country are offering "text for help hotlines."
Seen At 11: Driving's New Distraction, Eating Behind The WheelEating while driving. A lot of people do it every day, but startling new information has shown that the habit could be more dangerous than texting behind the wheel.
N.J. Assemblyman Seeks To Broaden Definition Of 'Distracted Driving'Talking on cell phones and texting while driving are already illegal in New Jersey, and soon, a laundry list of other activities could be grounds for a traffic ticket.
OMG, New York City Council OKs Text Donations For ElectionsThe City Council voted Tuesday to allow residents to donate via text message. Under the bill, which must be signed by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, a voter could use their phones to give up to $99 to a candidate in an election cycle.