Here at WFMY News 2, we are continuously doing stories where people are getting in accidents and even losing their lives because oftexting or talking on the phone while they are driving. We're dedicated to informing the people of the Piedmont Triad of the dangers of distracted driving and we are inviting you to join the movement to put down the phone while driving. It's the Great Hang Up!
To join the effort, just fill out the from on the right. At the end, you have the option to print out WFMY News 2's Great Hang Up Pledge. You can sign it and keep it in your car as a reminder.
We encourage teenagers, schools, moms, dads, and businesses all throughout the Triad to join the movement and be part of the Great Hang Up!
Federal accident investigators recommended states ban the use of cell phones and other electronic devices by all drivers except in emergencies.
The Great Hang Up
Sprint has a new app that can turn off your phone while you're behind the wheel.
State Farm Insurance Agents gave Northern Guilford High School students a dollar each if they were buckled up as they left school.
Students walked around Bennett Middle College to raise awareness about the dangers of texting and driving.
Students got $2,000 to support their project 'I Am Not Textually Active'.
Brittany Spencer wants to show her classmates what can happen if they use their phones and don't pay attention to the road.
The proposed ban includes talking while driving with a traditional cell phone and any hands-free technology.
Toyota Motor Corp. is building a safety research center to help reduce driver distraction in Michigan.
The magnets are designed to get the word out about the dangers of texting while driving.
Texting while driving is one of many distractions new drivers learn to avoid during a 36 hour course.
Texting while driving on a closed course helps a mom and son learn valuable a lesson when it come to distracted driving.
See what happened when Frank Mickens got behind the wheel at our Drive to Survive event.
Every time we get behind the wheel, we face choices that could be life-changing. WFMY News 2 hopes you'll choose not to use your cell phone while you're driving.
Connie Hankins is charged with texting while driving a school bus after cameras caught three different incidents on the same day.
Michael Herring almost died from one teenager's mistake. The moment that changed his life and how he's using it to help others.
The study also finds two out of every five drivers admit they've fallen asleep while driving.
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