Stories tagged with: It Can Wait

April 3, 2014 - 5:55pm
14 weeks 1 day ago

In 2012 Ohio passed a law banning texting while driving, but nearly two years later it remains a serious problem. Whiz's Courtney Wheaton tells us about the latest effort to drive home the message that texting while driving is unacceptable.

"It is reported that more than a hundred thousand accidents are caused due to texting and driving and on Thursday people learned how to decrease that number."

As a part of Campus Safety Week at the OUZ -Zane State Campus members...

September 19, 2013 - 10:10pm
42 weeks 1 day ago

As a part of AT&T's It Can Wait Campaign, students gathered at the OUZ campus for National Drive 4 Pledges Day.

The program aims to have students all over the country sign a life time commitment vowing to never text while on the roadway. The campaign also wants to bring awareness to the dangers and consequences of texting while driving.

"You are 23 time more likely to be in an accident if you're texting and driving," said External Affairs Director for AT&T Ohio...

February 27, 2013 - 4:12pm
1 year 19 weeks ago

AT&T, AAA and the Ohio State Highway Patrol demonstrated during a school assembly that text messages should wait until after driving.

The assembly for 10th, 11th and 12th graders featured presentations and the screening of a ten-minute documentary called "The Last Text" . It shares real stories about lives altered or ended by the decision to text and drive. Then, students participated in a distracted driving simulator, providing actual in-vehicle experience of the dangers...

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