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News: Texting while driving can land you in jail.

Just recently, the U.S. has already convicted the first driver charged of motor vehicle homicide by texting, and he’s just 18 years old.

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Aaron Deveau, 18, faces up to four years in prison. According to Yahoo News, Deveau was texting on Feb. 20, 2011, when his vehicle swerved to the oncoming lane and crashed head on into a truck, killing the driver of the truck, a 55-year-old father of three.

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