Texting while driving http://wrvo.org en Thruway will offer more places to pull over and text http://wrvo.org/post/thruway-will-offer-more-places-pull-over-and-text <p>Gov. Andrew Cuomo says the state Thruway will offer more places to pull over and answer text messages or make cell phone calls, in an effort to prevent texting while driving incidents.<br><br>The New York state Thruway will now have 91 official sites designated as texting and calling areas, to reduce texting while driving. The governor, speaking at the New Baltimore rest stop on the Thruway just south of Albany, says statistics show distracted driving has now become more deadly than drunk driving. He says one out of five accidents today are attributed to distracted driving.<br> Tue, 24 Sep 2013 11:49:10 +0000 Karen DeWitt 44619 at http://wrvo.org Thruway will offer more places to pull over and text Gov. Cuomo cracks down on new drivers texting behind the wheel http://wrvo.org/post/gov-cuomo-cracks-down-new-drivers-texting-behind-wheel <p></p> Tue, 02 Jul 2013 13:02:55 +0000 Karen DeWitt 40437 at http://wrvo.org Police to crack down on texting while driving this holiday weekend http://wrvo.org/post/police-crack-down-texting-while-driving-holiday-weekend <p>New York State has been aggressively cracking down on those who use a handheld device while driving. This Thanksgiving will be no exception. WRVO’s Kate Rafte reports.</p> Wed, 23 Nov 2011 11:30:00 +0000 Kate Rafte 9863 at http://wrvo.org