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   01/29/2014

3,328 were killed in the year 2012 alone

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   01/27/2014

Cellphone Safety While Operating a Motor Vehicle

 Nearly everyone has cell phone and are constantly on the go with incoming calls, business emails, text messages from a friend reminding you about the new restaurant you should try out cell phone usage and driving has become very dangerous...... Read More >>
 
 
   09/09/2013

Urban League Hosts Scholarship Fair & Facebook Contest for Students

The Urban League of Northwest Indiana and Infinite Scholars Program will be hosting the 7th annual Scholarship Fair for Lake, Porter and LaPorte Counties. Also, the Urban League of NWI is having a contest for students to win a free ipad for helping spread the word about the dangers of text messaging while driving...... Read More >>
 
 
   06/28/2013

Can One Really Multitask and Drive?

The statistics shows about 90 percent of parents are multitasking while driving their children in the past month, such as talking on the phone, texting or changing a CD... 

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   06/26/2013

How Do We Get People to Put their Phones Down?

 Each day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1,060 people are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver. Texting while driving is one of the most dangerous forms of distracted driving.
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   06/24/2013

Texting Behind the Wheel

     5,000 people die in the U.S. each year from texting while driving; younger than 20 years of age are the majority of the people...
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   06/21/2013

What are the some facts that can encourage people to stop texting and driving?

Thirty-six percent of teens say they have been involved in a near-crash because of their own or someone else's distracted driving. 44% of adults say they have been passengers of drivers who used the cell phone in a way that put themselves or others in danger.

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   06/19/2013

Has text messaging become an addiction?

 Teenagers on average send 3,339 texts per month...Females send 4,050 texts per month, while males send an average of 2,539 texts.

   

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   06/17/2013

Near Death Experience with Texting

     The World Health Organization (WHO) said road traffic injuries are the leading cause of death among young people aged 15-29 years and the eighth leading cause of death globally.
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   06/10/2013

Donít Be a Distracted Driver, Be a Proactive Driver

Texting while driving is the primary cause of vehicle collisions. It is the single cause of nearly 25% in America alone. Yet teens and adults still think that they can effectively concentrate on both tasks safely........ Read More >>
 
 
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