The latest push to ban texting while driving in Texas could set off another showdown at the Capitol. Texas is one of less than a dozen states where texting while driving remains legal.
A new study conducted by AT&T shows that adults are actually worse than teens when it comes to texting behind the wheel, and nearly all of them know that it’s wrong.
Everybody knows that texting while driving is dangerous. Now, there is a new statewide push to get people to put the phone down while sitting behind the wheel.
The House Transportation Committee will hear testimony on Tuesday from people who lost relatives to traffic accidents that involved distracted driving.
Watching through special goggles attached to a high-tech simulator, high school senior Tyera Breeze had what would be an important experience. “This is life-changing,” she said.
AT&T is leading a nationwide push to stop the deadly habit of texting while driving. The company hopes to spread one key message to drivers tempted by their phones: it can wait.
Hundreds of teenagers are expected to gather Saturday at Stonebriar Centre Mall in Frisco, in the hopes of winning a car and a $100,000 grant for their school.
The Texas Department of Transportation is hoping that a sobering new message on highway digital message boards will help save lives in the state. The advisory flashing on the boards lets drivers know that 1,785 people have died on Texas roads this year.
AT&T launched a campaign to persuade customers to give up texting and driving. The wireless provider is calling on drivers, particularly teens, to take a pledge to stop what they call the “dangerous practice” of texting while driving.
July 4 is one of the worst days for traffic fatalities for all drivers. For teen drivers, it’s the single most deadliest day.
Texting and/or talking while behind the wheel is not banned statewide in Texas. But the federal government has unveiled a plan to crack down on distracted driving.
Statistics show that, these days, many people with cell phones prefer texting over a phone call. It’s not always young people, though the data indicates that the younger you are, the more likely you are to prefer texting.