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Texting while driving. (Getty Images, Michael Krasowitz)

St. Charles Council Passes Ban on Texting While Driving

Texting while driving is one step closer to being illegal in St. Charles.

09/03/2014

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Kirkwood Weighs Texting Ban

State law already bans texting while driving for those under 21 years old, but the city of Kirkwood is considering prohibiting all drivers from texting.

06/20/2014

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Study: Cell Phones Blamed for 23,602 Red Light Violations in St. Louis

The National Coalition for Safer Roads says 7.3 million red light violations, last year, were cause by cell phone usage.

06/13/2013

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Illinois Cities Push NoText-And-Drive Pledge

Campaign called “It Can Wait”

10/20/2012

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Police: More Texters Than Drunks On The Road

Texting while driving has been illegal in Illinois since 2010, but it’s prevalent.

09/04/2012

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Charlie Brennan – Friday, August 17th

Charlie talks with STL Police Chief Dan Isom and AT&T Mo. President John Sontag about texting while driving and the “It Can Wait” pledge campaign; with STL Att’y Beavis Schock about camera tickets for speeding; and with the YMCA’s Caroline Mitchell about its 34th annual book fair from Aug. 17-Aug. 22.

08/17/2012

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Missouri Teen Found Guilty in Texting-While-Driving Fatality

Prosecutors said the teen was sending texts, looking at her phone and listening to loud music before her car slammed into another woman’s vehicle.

05/31/2012

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Texting While Driving is a Killer

“There’s a study that shows texting while driving decreases your reaction time eight times worse than being legally drunk.”

05/17/2012

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Ill Lawmakers Debate New Cell Phone Restrictions

State Rep. Jerry Costello says lawmakers are cracking down on phone use while driving because it’s a new technology that presents new problems.

04/23/2012

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Another Attempt at Banning Texting While Driving for All Drivers

Opponents of the bill say the bill creates privacy issues and is not enforceable.

04/02/2012

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