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Sexting isn’t only for fresh 20-somethings  and frisky politicians. It’s also popular with regular grown folk — even the the 50-plus set — and married…


We’ve all seen people texting while ordering food, driving, and during other activities that can potentially cause an accident. SEE ALSO: Phoenix-area Man Hits $1…

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 THE WASHINGTON POST: Metro has fired a bus driver caught texting in a photo taken by a passenger and posted on a local blog. “We took a look at the photo and were able to conduct an investigation,” said Metro spokesman Steve Taubenkibel. “It was determined the driver was violating the policy.” The driver, […]

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 […]