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After some early morning fog hampering driving this morning, look for partly cloudy skies moving in just before lunch. Highs today will again reach the low and mid 80's. Tonight will see lows again fall to the mid 60's. More of the same for the rest of the week, with highs in the low and mid 80's. We'll add in a 30% coverage of showers ...


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Southeast Texas students learn the importance of not texting and driving

KFDM News - We're aware of the dangers of  texting and driving, but it's always good to be reminded.

The Texas Department of Transportation brought distracted driving simulators to  Nederland and P-NG High School.

 The crashes are virtual, so the roads where the students are texting and driving and putting themselves and others in a dangerous situation exist only on a TV screen in front of them.

AT&T donated the simulators to TxDOT to bring awareness of how deadly texting and driving can be.

Sending or reading a text takes a driver's eyes from the road for an average of 4.6 seconds.

At 55 mph, that's the equivalent of driving the length of a football field while blind.


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