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Even hands-free devices can be dangerous for drivers, study shows

While they may be convenient to use, new hands-free technologies may not necessarily be reducing driver distractions.

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Dennis & Judi have had enough with distracted driving laws

With a new bill in the works regarding texting while your vehicle is stopped, Dennis & Judi say we already have enough distracted driving laws.

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The most dangerous 30 seconds you’ll spend behind the wheel

"Everybody believes that they can do it, and they are not distracted while driving" — but the research shows they're wrong, authorities say.

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What 6 things cause the most teen driver crashes?

Parents and teens are being reminded both during this week's National Teen Driver Safety Week, and throughout the year about just how deadly the combination of distractions and inexperience can be on New Jersey roadways.

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Study – Cell phone notifications may be a dangerous distraction

We have all heard a lot about distracted driving. But a new study suggests our brain may be distracted from a task by a sound or a vibration, even if we try to ignore it.  

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Is using a cell phone behind the wheel ever acceptable? (luna4, ThinkStock)
Is using a cell phone behind the wheel ever acceptable? (luna4, ThinkStock)
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Should it be illegal to hold your cell phone while driving? – Poll

Steve Trevelise and Michele Pilenza, filling in for Dennis & Judi, were discussing their opinions regarding cell phone use while operating motor vehicles. This was in response to Somerset County's recent crackdown on cell phones, where officers issued 1,745 tickets from April 1 to 21.

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Is using a cell phone behind the wheel ever acceptable? (luna4, ThinkStock)
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When is using a cell phone while driving permissible?

Using a hand-held cell phone while driving in New Jersey is against the law, and punishable by hefty fines, but according to law enforcement officials, there are instances when it's acceptable.

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Distracted driving. (Martinan, ThinkStock)
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Survey: Many motorists are still driving dangerously

Despite the fact that one in three motorists have had a loved one who was seriously injured or killed in a crash, many still admit that they run red lights, speed, use distracting devices and drive drowsy, according to the AAA Foundation's latest Traffic Safety Culture Index.

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Eating while driving: Man’s burger gets him a traffic ticket

MARIETTA, Ga. (AP) -- A man says enjoying a double quarter-pounder with cheese as he cruised down a highway outside Atlanta got him in trouble with the law - and a ticket for eating while driving.

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Volkswagen teaches tough lesson to put the phone down
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WATCH: Volkswagen’s brilliant message to keep your eyes on the road

It seems lately as if a lot of auto makers are campaigning for drivers to stop "distracted driving." One auto maker may have found the key to getting people's attention.

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