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Texting and Driving

Grades:

9 |

Subject:

U.S. |

Date:

June 04, 2009

Files:

This lesson utilizes the Newsy video “Texting and Driving: Your Right or a New Way to Crash” to promote a heightened awareness of the harmful effects of text messaging while driving. A recent article on WebMD.com outlines the negative effects of text messaging while driving and can be accessed via the link listed below for more information on this topic. You can also find more information from the sources cited in this video by clicking on the source links above the Newsy video screen. These sources include Dr.Phill.com, CNN, KCRA, CBS, KOAT, Yahoo, and RealVail.com.