(Baltimore, MD) — The country’s largest cell phone providers are joining together for a safety campaign that’s close to the heart of the family of a Maryland native. Russell Hurd has been fighting texting while driving since his daughter Heather was killed by a texting driver in 2008. AT&T, T-Mobile, Verizon and Sprint are trying to stop texting and driving with the effort called “It Can Wait.” AT&T also has an app called “Drive Mode” that tells those texting that you’re driving and can’t answer. Texting while driving is illegal in Maryland and the Hurd family calls the law “Heather’s Law.”
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