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Watch: Director Werner Herzog tackles texting & driving in new film

3:11 PM, Aug 8, 2013


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Teens learn to be safety ambassadors for their peers

6:34 PM, Jul 16, 2013

Students from across the state are hoping to spread a lesson that could save lives.

Texting while driving ban passes Senate

12:54 PM, Apr 16, 2013

Texting while driving could soon be illegal in Florida.

Parents hope son's last text saves lives

4:03 PM, Apr 12, 2013

The parents of a college student who died in crash after texting and driving are sharing his last message.

Parents hope photo of son's fatal text serves as warning

7:31 PM, Apr 10, 2013

Alexander Heit's final text cut off in mid-sentence.

NTSB: Pilot texting contributed to fatal helicopter crash

8:22 AM, Apr 10, 2013

Investigators say a pilot exchanged 20 text messages with an aquaintance in the two hours before a fatal helicopter crash.

Texting in traffic: Adults worse than teens

10:15 AM, Mar 28, 2013

Forget teenagers. Adults are the biggest texting-while-driving problem in the USA. What's worse - they know it's wrong.

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Contest urges kids to "Focus on the Road"

3:50 PM, Feb 28, 2013

Students who take a pledge not to text and drive can win a concert from Grammy nominated singer/songwriter Ed Sheeran.

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Great Hang Up: Tweens learn lesson about texting & driving

9:44 AM, Feb 14, 2013

The students at Carrollwood Day School are still years away from driving, but they've learned the dangers of distracted driving.

Murder charges for texting while driving in Florida under proposal

6:16 PM, Feb 11, 2013

Drivers could be charged with murder if their texting while driving causes a death under a proposed bill at the state Capitol.

Great Hang Up: Texting ban passes Senate committee

6:48 PM, Feb 6, 2013

A state-wide ban on texting and driving passes its first hurdle in Tallahassee.

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Great Hang Up: "Berry Boys" could inspire change in distracted driving laws

3:21 PM, Jan 7, 2013

Three children were left orphaned when their parents were killed in a distracted driving-related accident.

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Great Hang Up: PSA Contest for Teens

12:16 PM, Jan 4, 2013

Got an idea to spread a message about distracted driving?  It could earn you $1000!

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Great Hang Up: Man's distracted driving death spurs crusade

3:47 PM, Dec 3, 2012

Alan Vasquez had a bad habit of texting and driving. It cost him his life. His stepdaughter is now on a mission to make it illegal.

Great Hang Up: DOT Secretary LaHood speaks at FL Distracted Driving Summit

6:08 PM, Nov 13, 2012

The frist-ever summit in Tampa was designed to bring awareness to the dangers of distracted driving.

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Great Hang Up: Teen pop star Ryan Beatty asks fans not to text and drive

10:12 AM, Nov 1, 2012

The YouTube star has joined the "It Can Wait" campaign--urging other teens not to text and drive.

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Great Hang Up: Young drivers learn to "arrive alive"

9:25 AM, Oct 23, 2012

A real car, real cell phone and virtual reality glasses show students the dangers of distracted driving.

Great Hang Up: Haunted Fire House returns!

5:49 PM, Oct 1, 2012

Once again, firefighters in Palm Harbor are scaring up an important lesson at their Haunted Fire House.

Great Hang Up: Parents share story of daughter's texting death

4:33 PM, Sep 19, 2012

Allie Augello was only 17 years old when she was struck and killed by an apparent distracted driver.  Her parents want to make sure no other teens die that way.

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Great Hang Up: Teens celebrate their rides!

12:49 PM, Sep 13, 2012

Teenagers can celebrate their new driver licenses, get the chance to win a new car and learn how to be better drivers at more than two dozen events on Saturday.

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Great Hang Up: AT&T launches campaign against texting & driving

8:20 AM, Aug 16, 2012

One of the nation's largest wireless providers is hoping to convince people to put down their cell phones--at least while they're driving.

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Great Hang Up: Texter gets second chance at life

11:28 AM, Aug 6, 2012

Chance Bothe survived a crash caused by texting and driving.  Now he's spreading the word about the dangers of distracted driving.

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Update: USF student gets special award in video contest

10:45 AM, Aug 2, 2012

USF advertising major Mark Araya is one of ten finalists in a national video contest.

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Great Hang Up: Texter not liable for driver's crash

7:53 AM, May 31, 2012

A couple who lost their legs in a texting-and-driving crash plan to appeal a judge's ruling.

Clearwater High student wins anti-texting video contest

2:40 PM, May 23, 2012

Watch the 16-year-old's winning video about the dangers of distracted driving.

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Great Hang Up: A lesson in texting dangers

2:37 PM, May 16, 2012

Students at Tampa Preparatory School get a first-hand lesson in the dangers of texting and driving.

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Great Hang Up: Teen wins national video contest

8:11 AM, May 7, 2012

A teenager who can't even drive yet, creates an award-winning video encouraging others not to text and drive.

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Great Hang Up: Teens living in denial

9:41 AM, Apr 26, 2012

Teens may say they don't have a problem with distracted driving but their actions prove otherwise.

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Great Hang Up: Distracted driving design campaign

5:16 PM, Apr 18, 2012

Young drivers are less likely to speak up when they're riding with a texting driver.  Now they can enter a national contest that will give them a voice.

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Photo courtesy On Point Executive Center via Facebook near the Courtney Campbell Causeway.

Severe Weather in Tampa Bay, March 6, 2014

Photos show a stunning accident after a plane became entangled in the strings of a skydivers parachute, send both crashing to the ground in Polk County. Amazingly, neither the parachutist nor the pilot were seriously injured. Photos courtesy Tim Telford via the Polk County Sheriffs Office.

Mulberry skydiving accident

Thirty bulls raced down a run at Little Everglades Ranch during Dade Citys Great Bull Run on Saturday, March 8, 2014.

Dade City's Great Bull Run

As the Bucs unveil a brand new logo after 17 years, 10 Sports shares the teams concept logos that never made the final cut.

Rejected Bucs logos

NFL Cheerleaders

Rehabs.com, a nationwide directory of rehabilitation centers, compiled mug shots of methamphetamine addicts to show how the progression of drug abuse impacted their looks over a relatively short period of time. Pictured here is meth abuser Andrew at age 18 (left) and age 25.

Meth's devastating effects: Before and after

Warning: Some of these may be considered offensive.

Rejected Florida License Plates

Bikini Bike Wash in Pensacola

Pet Paparazzi

Ashley Bracey, of Rockledge, and Jose Guilbert, of Cocoa, react to the George Zimmerman verdict at the Merritt Island Hooters. Photo courtesy Craig Rubadoux, FLORIDA TODAY

George Zimmerman Verdict Reactions

2013 Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant

Photo of a handgun that was found on Trayvon Martins cell phone.

George Zimmerman's lawyers release new Trayvon photos

Police Photo showing George Zimmers appearance on the night of the Trayvon Martin shooting

Trayvon Martin crime scene and George Zimmerman injury photos

Ireland Nugent takes her first steps on prosthetic legs

The Dali Museum goes Warhol. A new Andy Warhol exhibit is expected to bring 50,000 visitors

Andy Warhol exhibit comes to the Dali Museum

Tampa Bay Buccaneers Cheerleaders

Cincinnati Bengals cheerleader Sarah Jones between routines against the Carolina Panthers on Oct. 22, 2006, in Cincinnati, Ohio. (AP Photo)

Ex-Bengals cheerleader Sarah Jones charged in student sex case

Internet mugshot sensation sets record straight

10 News spotted the Mystery Monkey of Tampa Bay for ourselves. The animal acted very aggressive toward our cameras.

Mystery Monkey of Tampa Bay

Submitted By Ray Austin Deal on Facebook

Florida Weather Photos: We live in paradise!

Facebook photo of Darrin Spivey and his son, Dillon Sanchez

Rare look inside the underwater cave Eagle's Nest

Tennessee Titans cheerleader entertains fans during the second half against the Kansas City Chiefs at LP Field. Kansas City won 26-17. Mandatory Credit: Jim Brown-USA TODAY Sports

NFL cheerleaders support fight against breast cancer

Lesley Hunt, marijuana possession

Mug Shots: Notorious Women

Courtesy of Josh Jensen on Facebook

Waterspout between Gandy, Howard Frankland July 30

SPC Jason P. Fischer, Army Infantry, 4/2 Stryker Brigade.  They were the last ones to vacate Iraq. This is him leaving for his second and last tour.  Pictured with his two sons Braiden and Sean. He was stationed out of Fort Lewis in Washington State.

Pictures: 10 News Salutes Our Troops and Veterans

Jason Gay, attempted murder with sword and guitar

Mug Shot Roundup

Ex-Charlie Sheen Goddess Bree Olson

photo courtesy family of Trayvon Martin

Florida teen Trayvon Martin killed by neighborhood watch volunteer

Naughty School Girl Night

An hour north of Tampa, the Weeki Wachee Springs State Park has been entertaining families with underwater Mermaid shows for nearly 60 years. (AP Photo)

'Real' mermaids swimming in Weeki Wachee

Christina Clark. Charges:
Solicit prostitution - oral sex for $300; Possession of Cocaine. Summary: Single - Unemployed

78 arrested in Polk online prostitution bust

The Redneck Yacht Club

Sydney Spies, teen with racy yearbook photo, arrested

Luscious Ladies of Red Bull

Mug Shots: T-Shirts

Casey Anthony Before Photos

A crime scene photo admitted into evidence shows the wooded area where Caylee Anthonys body was found.

Caylee Anthony Crime Scene Photos (Warning: Graphic content)

Athlete Arrests

Prostitution Arrests

Alligator Roundups

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