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Twins were disappointed to hear they wouldn't be able to obtain their learner's permits because the DMV thought they were one person.

News research from the Wes Coast finds that drivers show a clear racial bias against black pedestrians, failing to yield for them at crosswalks. Seems like…

Maryland has made it illegal to text and drive, but lawmakers discovered some loopholes in their original law. Those gaps will be closed with a new law that will take effect Saturday. WHAT YOU SHOULD KNOW>>>>

VIA PC MAG: Talk show host Oprah Winfrey has been urging viewers to make their cars a “no phone zone” for weeks now, and she has joined forces with a variety of transportation safety organizations to designate Friday as “No Phone Zone Day.” Winfrey is asking people to sign the “no phone zone” pledge on […]

VIA WTOP: When it comes to you and your car, does the District want to keep you out? “To be honest, trying to squeeze as many cars as we try to squeeze into our city streets isn’t working,” says Gabe Klein, director of the D.C. Department of Transportation. The city simply wasn’t designed with the […]

VIA WTOP: In six months, new cell phone rules will be in effect on the roads and everyone driving through Maryland should know them. You can use your hands to turn your cell phone on, to answer and hang up calls and to turn the power off. Outside of those activities you’re not allowed to […]

VIA THE BALTIMORE SUN: The House of Delegates voted Friday 125-14 to approve an historic ban using a hand-held cell phone while driving after rejecting a series of Republican-sponsored amendments. Because the Senate has already passed the bill in the same form, the measure goes to Gov. Martin O’Malley, who has indicated he will sign […]

VIA THE GAZETTE: Prohibition, meet the “textaholic.” Largo-area young and old alike in the habit of clutching their phones while behind the wheel, poised to send a text or update their Facebook or Twitter status at any moment, may still be getting used to a new ban on texting while driving. But many agree the […]

VIA WUSA: WASHINGTON, DC (WUSA) — Nearly 6,000 dead and half a million injured; there is carnage on our roads. At a national summit that just kicked off, experts blamed texting, emailing and web browsing while driving. But a little more technology may solve the problem caused by all that stuff on your phone. A […]

VIA WUSA: ANNAPOLIS, Md. – Maryland’s new text message ban has some wondering how it will be enforced because the law prohibits writing or sending, but not reading text messages while driving. Assistant State Attorney General Kathryn Rowe says police officers will have a lot of discretion. Rowe says decisions will be based on what […]