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Report: Boston Area Man Named Anthony Weiner In Trouble

A Boston area man who coincidentally happens to be named Anthony Weiner has found himself in big trouble for an incident involving text messages, according to a published report.

08/04/2013

Gov. Andrew Cuomo, speaking in Manhattan, announces a July 4th crackdown on texting while driving - July 3, 2013 (credit: Marla Diamond / WCBS 880)

Gov. Cuomo Announces Holiday Crackdown On Distracted Driving

Cuomo’s holiday message to distracted drivers is “the State Police are going to be watching the road even when you’re not and especially when you’re not.”

07/03/2013

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

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AAA: Hands-Free Texting Still Distracting For Drivers

Using voice commands to send text messages and emails from behind the wheel, which is marketed as a safer alternative for drivers, actually is more distracting and dangerous than simply talking on a cellphone, a new AAA study found.

06/12/2013

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

Gov. Cuomo Announces Fierce Crackdown On Texting While Driving

Gov. Andrew Cuomo is trying to make a point when it comes to texting while driving in New York.

05/31/2013

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Study: Texting And Driving Kills More Teens Annually Than Drinking And Driving

More teens die annually from texting while driving than for driving under the influence of alcohol, according to a study by Cohen Children’s Medical Center in New Hyde Park.

05/09/2013

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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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Drivers In New Jersey Could Face Steep Fines As Sting Operation Targets Distracted Driving

A new undercover, sting operation has police looking for drivers who talk and text behind the wheel.

04/22/2013

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New Poll Shows More Adults Than Teenagers Text While Driving

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said about nine people die every day in accidents caused by distracted drivers.

03/28/2013

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Texting Crackdown Ahead For Danbury Area Drivers

Drivers in the Danbury area may soon find themselves snared for texting behind the wheel and they may be left scratching their heads as to how the violations were discovered.

02/20/2013

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Sen. Fuschillo Sounds Annual Thanksgiving Holiday Warning: Don’t Drink And Drive

Thanksgiving is a time for celebrations and parties, but before you leave the house to see family and friends, if you plan to drink, you should plan ahead and designate a driver.

11/21/2012

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In Central Park, Bobby Valentine Learns Dangers Of Texting And Cycling

The baseball gods certainly have a cruel sense of humor.

10/03/2012

Kent Augustine from Jamaica, Queens in green shirt, at texting competition in Times Square Aug. 8, 2012. (credit: Monica Miller/WCBS 880)

America’s Fastest Texters Face Off In Times Square

The competition tests three skills: speed, accuracy and dexterity.

08/08/2012

Amy Laurent On The Couch

When To Text, When To Have Sex And More Tips For Landing Mr. Right

Too many women go looking for love in all the wrong places, in all the wrongs ways, with all the wrong guys. Or so says professional matchmaker Amy Laurent. She’s the star of the reality hit “Miss Advised” on Bravo, and she’s also the author of the brand new book “8 Weeks To Everlasting.”

08/06/2012

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NY Issues More Than 20,000 Tickets For Texting At The Wheel In First Year Of Distracted Driving Crackdown

Authorities in New York report issuing more than 20,000 tickets to motorists in the first year under a tougher law against using handheld electronics while driving.

07/12/2012

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