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​Broward County's Take 5 to Stay Alive, Don't Text and Drive Campaign Launches Video Campaign for High School Students

The Broward County "Take 5 to Stay Alive - Don't Text and Drive" awareness campaign, in conjunction with Broward County Public School's BECON-TV and the School District's Safety Department, is hosting the first Texting While Driving Awareness Video Competition, which is open to all high school students in Broward County. The videos will address the important safety issues of texting while driving. More... 

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Stop Texting

​“Take 5 to Stay Alive.”

Take a break from driving and pull off the road to use your cell phone. The Broward Regional EMS Council is joining other entities across the nation to bring awareness to a growing safety concern: the risks of texting and driving. The statistics are clear. Those who text while driving are 23 times more likely to be involved in some type of safety critical event as compared to those who don’t text while driving, according to a study by Virginia Tech Transportation Institute.

Don't become a statistic. “Take 5 to Stay Alive. Don’t Text and Drive."

After Successful Season Chaves Heads Back to School to Spread the Message

​Chaves will be speaking to school assemblies across the County in the upcoming months, as his schedule permits. School administrations are encouraged to contact Rick Sluman with the Office of the Medical Examiner, email or call 954-357-5235 for more information on Chaves’ availability. More...

Texting in the News

​Texting in the News

View news articles from across the country on texting while driving. This news feed is automatically updated as news happens and uses the keywords “texting” and “driving.”