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Approximately 1 in 10 respondents of the 2018 Travelers Risk Index reported being frequently distracted by technology while driving. (Photo: Bigstock)

April is Distracted Driving Awareness Month, and across the country, law enforcement is cracking down on distracted driving. In New York State, for example, penalties for cell-phone use while driving are hefty, with fees of $800 and a penalty of 5 points for a first offense.

Danielle Ling

As the Associate Editor of Online Features & Multimedia for PC360, Danielle Ling writes and edits feature articles for both online and print publications. Danielle heads PC360's video department, producing news packages and animated videos for the site. A University of Maryland and Philip Merrill College of Journalism alum, prior to this role, Danielle served as a video journalist for Verizon FiOS 1 News NJ on the show "Push Pause." Connect with Danielle on LinkedIn or email her at dling@alm.com

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