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FLORIDA: Retired Cop Fatally Shoots Man For Texting In Movie Theater

Witnesses say the movie had not yet started.

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Blackberry Outage = Fewer Car Crashes

Observers carefully note that last week’s Blackberry outage “coincided” with a reduction in traffic accidents. The National reports that traffic accidents in Dubai dropped 20 percent compared to historical averages during the blackout. In Abu Dhabi, accidents dropped by 40 percent, and there were zero fatalities. If you’re thinking that this isn’t a significant enough sample to show that smart ...

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Pay Attention

A public service message from NYC artist Jay Shells’ “Metropolitan Etiquette Authority.” More signs at the link.

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UK Runs PSA On Texting While Driving

The UK is running a pretty gruesome PSA against texting while driving. Could something like this run on American television?

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Sen. Chuck Schumer Introduces National Bill To Ban Texting While Driving

As only 14 states presently ban texting while driving, Sen. Chuck Schumer (D-NY) today introduced a bill which would ban the practice nationwide. The bill would force states to write laws to prohibit messaging in vehicles or risk losing 25 percent of their annual federal highway money. Federal lawmakers have used similar strategies to force states to curb speeding and ...

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