Pennsylvania Capitol Building in Harrisburg.
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AP News
January 15, 2020 - 3:22 pm
A divided Pennsylvania House voted Wednesday to ban the use of handheld phones for all drivers to make calls, although police would not be allowed to stop motorists for that reason alone. Read more here.
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Tony Romeo
January 15, 2020 - 4:00 am
The state House has voted to tone down a proposed ban on the use of cellphones while driving. Read more here.
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Mike DeNardo
December 16, 2019 - 3:48 pm
A North Philadelphia man has been charged for Sunday’s deadly crash in the Northeast that left two people dead. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
November 28, 2019 - 4:00 am
For many of us, Thanksgiving is our favorite holiday. It's a chance for family to get together and if you like parades, football and big meals, it can be a day of nonstop fun. Read more here.
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KYW Staff
September 02, 2019 - 3:20 pm
KYW Medical Report: With many celebrating Labor Day, buckle up and drive carefully
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Kim Glovas
July 24, 2019 - 7:50 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — PennDOT wants you to take a survey about safety and driving behaviors, and feedback is being accepted through Aug. 12. This is an annual thing for PennDOT and involves questions from what county you live in to if you drive impaired. Last year, 91 percent of those who...
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Dan Wing
June 19, 2019 - 7:30 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A new survey from AAA shows that a large portion of Americans are driving while high, and many don't think they would face any legal consequences of driving after smoking weed. AAA says new research shows an estimated 14.8 million people have gotten behind the wheel...
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John McDevitt
May 31, 2019 - 4:35 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — A strategy has been announced to make the streets of Camden safer by targeting illegal ATVs and off-road vehicles. Officials like Lt. Zsakhiem James of the Camden County Police Department say the drivers of these vehicles are reckless and have a blatant disregard for...
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David Madden
May 20, 2019 - 4:00 am
TRENTON, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Monday is the first day of a three-week, coast-to-coast, annual attempt to get everyone to buckle up in the car. Over the last 15 years, the numbers in New Jersey have gone steadily up — 94 percent of drivers use a seat belt while driving, and that’s well above the...
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Ian Bush
May 14, 2019 - 2:39 pm
UPPER DARBY, Pa. (KYW Newsradio) — A Frankford man has surrendered to police in Delaware County and now prepares to face a preliminary hearing next week on charges that he was drunk behind the wheel when he ran over and killed a little girl. This might have been just a terrible accident — were it...
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