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Police: Oregon Mom Hits 3 Teens In Crosswalk While Taking Video In Car

A 23-year-old Oregon mother was indicted after allegedly taking a video of her child while driving, consequentially striking three high school freshman in the crosswalk.

CBS Seattle–03/23/2015

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Crackdown On Distracted Driving In Washington

More than 100 law enforcement agencies throughout the state will target drivers who are talking on hand-held cell phones, texting or otherwise not paying attention to the road.

CBS Seattle–04/08/2014

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AAA Study: Hands-Free Texting Still Dangerous

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

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Study: Distracted driving deaths underreported

WASHINGTON (AP) — Seventeen-year-old Kelsey Raffaele’s last words were over a cellphone to a friend: “I’m going to crash!” The car she was driving had clipped a snow bank and spun into oncoming traffic, where […]

CBS Seattle–05/07/2013