Texting And Driving

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Red Thumb Reminder Campaign Aimed At Saving Lives On The Road

The Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Department of Transportation hoping red nail polish on drivers’ right thumbnails will remind them to put their phones down while on the road.

06/05/2014

Police in Aurora are passing out "W8 2 TXT" wrist and thumb bands to drivers (credit: CBS)

Colorado Drivers Targeted In Campaign To Curb Texting & Driving

Texting and driving is illegal in Colorado but many drivers continue to break the law while behind the wheel. Law enforcement will be cracking down on drivers who continue with the dangerous habit beginning next week.

04/03/2014

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Woman Who Lost Daughter Continues Fight To Restrict Cellphones In Cars

Currently in Colorado drivers can be ticketed for texting and driving. Now some lawmakers want to make it easier to punish drivers talking on their cellphones – mainly drivers who don’t use hands-free devices.

03/07/2014

Alexander Heit's final text before he was killed in a car crash (credit: CBS)

Parents Share Son’s Final Text From Behind The Wheel

The parents of a college student from Greeley who was killed while texting and driving don’t want others to make the same mistake.

04/11/2013

The scene of a recent accident in Denver (credit: CBS)

Police Plan Awareness Campaign After Series Of Accidents

Police in Denver are planning an awareness campaign after a string of people getting hit by cars, including some fatal hit-and-runs.

04/01/2013

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