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Bus accidents can be fatal and catastrophic. And in many cases, they are preventable.  Especially when the accident is caused by distracted driving. On March 31, a pick-up truck crossed the center line of a two-lane road and collided with a church minibus on a rural

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This weekend, Toyota will be sponsoring an event at Neshaminy Mall in Bensalem to teach local high school students about the dangers of distracted driving. The nationwide Toyota Expectations Program has reached nearly 20,000 students and parents since it was developed in 2004. The two and

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Pennsylvania drivers saw some recent legislation this past year limiting the use of handheld devices while driving.  Commercial drivers are now prohibited from using their hand held devices while driving.  Drivers of passenger vehicles are allowed to talk on their cell phone while driving, but

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Yesterday, the Pennsylvania State Senate approved legislation prohibiting motorists from sending, receiving, or reading text messages while driving.  A day after this overwhelming 45-5 approval, the House sent the Bill to Governor Corbett, whom they expect to sign and make this bill a State Law.  Absent from

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Effective January 2010, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration prohibited texting by bus drivers. This was an excellent safety rule enacted by the federal agency responsible for enforcing safety on commercial vehicles and preventing accidents. But the rules did not nearly go far enough.Other rules proposed

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