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Bill Restricting Cellphones In Cars Comes Back

For a while, it seemed Colorado lawmakers had hung up on a proposal to restrict cellphone use in cars this year, but it turns out the bill was just on hold.

04/04/2014

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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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911 Dispatchers In Pitkin County Start Accepting Texts For Help

Pitkin County 911 communication center dispatchers now are monitoring another source for emergency responses.

11/04/2013

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More Pedestrians Getting Injured While Distracted By Using Cellphones

More people are getting injured from distracted walking. A new study out of Ohio State University shows that walking and talking or texting on a cellphone can be dangerous, and even deadly.

06/22/2013

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CBS4 Investigation Finds Spotty Enforcement Of Distracted Driving Law

Although people who text and drive are 23 more times likely to get in a crash, a CBS4 Investigation finds spotty enforcement of Colorado’s much ballyhooed distracted driving law which went into effect in 2009.

11/07/2012

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New Texting Apps Offer Predators Discomforting Access To Children

New apps offer kids the opportunity to text from their iPod, that has detectives in Jefferson County concerned that predators are getting new access to kids.

08/23/2012

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Parents Take Sexting 101 Class

Parents got a lesson in what their children may be doing on their cell phones, iPads and laptops.

05/09/2012

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Teens Get Hands On Lesson On Distraction Behind The Wheel

It is illegal to text and drive in Colorado, but many drivers continue to break the law. Now, there’s a push to make sure young drivers don’t start the risky habit.

08/19/2011

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Denver Police Crackdown On Distracted Drivers

Police in Denver were watching out for distracted drivers in the area of Santa Fe Blvd. and W. Evans Ave. this week. While conducting speed enforcement, they also were looking for distracted drivers.

03/03/2011

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How Is Cyber-Bullying Different?

In a way it was bound to happen. Teenagers are spending more time online and less time outside. Guess where the problem behaviors are moving? The National Crime Prevention Council reports more than 43 percent of teenagers now report being victims of cyber-bullying. That’s at the same time when face-to-face bullying went down.

10/01/2010