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Mom on mission to stop texting and driving

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

A mother, whose son was killed while texting and driving, is now trying to stop more tragedies like it. The grieving mom led a crusade for a Georgia law against cellphone use in cars. Now she is speaking out about efforts to enforce law.

"This is awesome. I mean you can guarantee your kids are not going to be doing this while driving," said Mandi Sorohan from Atlanta, George.

She is encouraging the use of a device called cellcontrol can plugs into your car and turns off a teenager's cellphone when the car is in motion. We reported earlier about a similar concept, a cellphone app that turns off the phone when the car is moving.

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