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Hot Dog-Eating Champ Joins Campaign Against Texting While Driving

The city of San Jose is urging residents to commit to safe driving practices by putting down their cellphones and other electronic devices while on the road…

09/19/2012

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Community Corner: Texting Helps Bay Area Homeless Teens

A new texting program will aim to help homeless teens find shelter in the greater San Francisco area.

08/26/2012

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California Law Will Allow Hands-Free Texting While Driving

California drivers will be allowed to text when they’re behind the wheel of a car, as long as they’re using a hands-free device, and with some restrictions.

07/14/2012

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Jefferson Award Winner Helps Teens Benefit From New Tech

Nielsen research shows the average teen sends more than 3,000 texts a month. So what better way to reach them with an important message about health? That’s exactly what this week’s Jefferson Award winner is doing.

05/16/2012

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CA Office Of Traffic Safety Looks At Technology To Stop Distracted Driving

The Office of Traffic Safety is hoping technology will put an end to the dangerous practice of distracted driving.

05/16/2012

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California Proposal Would Create Fines For Calling, Texting On A Bike

A bill up for debate in the California Senate Transportation Committee would make bike riders subject to fines similar to those imposed on drivers who are caught using a mobile device behind the wheel.

04/24/2012

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Tech Report: Study Shows Importance Of Teaching Kids About Cyber Bullying

A new study shows that more than 90 percent of third-graders are already online, and 20 percent have their own cell phones. By middle school, over 90 percent have phones, which they use to go online and to text.

04/10/2012

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Stanford Study Links Electronic Media Usage With Girls’ Social, Emotional Development

The study by two Stanford professors found that the amount of media multitasking correlated negatively with their social success.

01/30/2012

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Feds Say California Ban On Cell Phone Driving Should Be National

Federal accident investigators on Tuesday recommended all 50 states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.

12/13/2011

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Tech Report: Sexting Less Widespread Than Originally Thought

A study by the Crimes Against Children Research Center that will appear in the January 2012 issue of Pediatrics shows that sexting among teens happens far less than previously thought.

12/05/2011

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