Distracted Driving

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Majority Of Americans Use Phones While Driving, 22 Percent Blame ‘Addiction’

Drivers are ignoring warnings against using cell phones and other distractions behind the wheel, with many blaming “addiction” for their inability to stop texting.

06/25/2015

Texting while driving

Distracted Driving Campaign Winding Down

(Hartford, Conn./CBS Connecticut) – A nationwide effort cracking down on distracted driving is wrapping up. In Connecticut, the distracted driving program manager with the DOT’s highway safety office says the number of citations handed out […]

04/30/2015

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Distracted Driving Leads To Drug Arrest

(HARTFORD,Conn./CBS Connecticut)  –    Hartford Police officers   conducting a distracted driving   checkpoint  Friday observed a driver  talking on a  cellphone.The   officers  had the driver pull into  the checkpoint  and saw  illegal contraband in the vehicle and  […]

04/24/2015

Texting while driving

You Drive. You Text. You Pay.

Starting tomorrow towns around the state will start cracking down on distracted drivers.

09/02/2014

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Final Distracted Driving Crackdown Planned Near Danbury

The fourth and final crackdown on distracted drivers is being held in the Danbury area.

06/05/2014

Neither high prices nor the idea of an electronic device attached to the face stand as the primary reason a vast majority of Americans refuse to wear Google Glass as 72 percent are rejecting the device because of privacy concerns.

Study: 72 Percent Of Americans Reject Google Glass Due To Privacy Concerns

Neither high prices nor the idea of an electronic device attached to the face stand as the primary reason a vast majority of Americans refuse to wear Google Glass — 72 percent of Americans are rejecting the device because of privacy concerns.

04/09/2014

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Police Issue Fewer Tickets For Distracted Driving

Court records show police are issuing fewer tickets to motorists illegally talking on the phone.

11/14/2013

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Lawmakers Look To Strengthen Distracted Driving Law

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ Some Connecticut lawmakers are frustrated by drivers who ignore the state’s ban on talking and texting on hand-held cellphones. They now want insurance companies to know when their customers break the […]

05/04/2013

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Former State Police Dispatcher Sentenced In Texting Accident

A former state police dispatcher who killed a motorcycle rider while driving and texting on Interstate 291 has been sentenced to six months in jail.

04/25/2013

Texting while driving

Grant To Step Up Anti-Text Enforcement

DANBURY, Conn. (AP) _ Danbury police are receiving a $275,000 federal grant to step up enforcement of laws banning texting while driving. The News-Times of Danbury reports (http://bit.ly/15uvyRd ) that Joe Cristalli, director of the […]

02/20/2013

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