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Lethal distraction

Cherrish Abinah Credit: Shannon Cornman Edmond Memorial High School’s Family Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) is leading an effort to get stricter laws on the books. In Tulsa, a youth-run group called Generation tXt has also been a large part of a grassroots push for an Oklahoma law. Both organizations work on outreach

Killer distractions

“Distracted driving is a deadly epidemic on America’s roadways, and our youngest drivers are often the most at risk,” said David Strickland, NHTSA administrator. “When you’re driving, your attention should always be on the road — not on a phone. ” According to the organization: —Car crashes are the No. 1 killer of American teens,

Price pains

While trucks and SUVs remain highest on the list of interested shoppers/ surfers, data toward the tail end of February shows a slight leaning toward searching for fuel-efficient cars. The site also polled visitors on whether they consider such a vehicle, and 53 percent said they would, compared to their current one. “If gas prices

Oh (big) brother

I went to a national shoe store chain in northwest Oklahoma City to exchange a gift (size change). The exchange was going well until we were asked for a driver’s license. When I asked the manager why my driver’s license was needed, we were told “it’s store policy.” After further questioning and not receiving an

Oklahoma’s drivers more than OK

“States such as Alabama, Louisiana, Michigan and Oklahoma made significant improvements in 2010, such as increasing the age and requirements for getting a license, banning the use of wireless communications devices for novice drivers, and adding or improving limits on teen passengers and nighttime driving for newly licensed teens,” states a press release from North

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