Author Archives: James

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Teen Killed While Texting And Driving

An Elk Grove, Calif., family is warning teens and parents about the dangers of texting while driving after an 18-year-old relative died in a head-on crash.

Utah Teen Kills 2 While Texting and Driving

After a crash here that killed two scientists — and prompted a dogged investigation by a police officer and local victim’s advocate — Utah passed the nation’s toughest law to crack down on texting behind the wheel. Offenders now face up to 15 years in prison. The new law, which took effect in May, penalizes […]

Governors Highway Safety Association Endorses Texting While Driving Ban for All Drivers

SAVANNAH, Ga., The membership of the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) has enacted a new policy encouraging every state to ban texting behind the wheel for all drivers. Read the Full Article

Paterson signs texting-while-driving ban

Gov. David Paterson announced Thursday that he signed legislation to ban text-messaging while driving, a practice that has led to deadly automobile accidents involving teens in recent years. “The risks associated with texting while driving are well documented,” he said in a statement. “As we learn more and more about just how dangerous this practice […]

Austin council paves way for ban on texting while driving

The Austin City Council on Thursday approved a resolution directing city staff to create an ordinance banning texting while driving in the city limits. Beyond texting, the measure would prohibit drivers from checking email or viewing the Internet on their mobile phones or other portable electronic devices. A new state law that takes effect on […]

UK Don’t Text and Drive PSA

We hesitated to post this video due to its graphic nature. After watching the video on CNN, The Today Show, and the BBC we felt compelled to keep the video circulating. The video shows three young girls in a car. The driver is sending a text message when she gets in a major accident including […]