Think you’re a good driver? Think again. While it seems some Texans believe they’re the best drivers on the road, a new study says otherwise.
Reading or writing a text message behind the wheel can more than double a driver’s reaction time, according to a new study.
The City Council passed a ban on text messaging and driving by a 5-3 vote Tuesday, promising to have the law in place before the Thanksgiving holiday.
Most cities in North Texas have banned cell phone use in school zones, but now Arlington looks set to be the first city to ban texting while driving.
Arlington is looking at a possible ban on cell phone use by drivers. The Arlington City Council is considering an ordinance that prohibits all but hands-free cell phone use.
Sending or reading text messages while driving would be outlawed in Texas under a bill passed by legislature and headed for Gov. Rick Perry’s desk.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott will be spending the day getting around the state to appeal to students not to text while driving.
Driving while sending texts from a cellphone would become a crime under a bill that passed the Texas House on Thursday.
The House Transportation Committee will consider legislation to institute a statewide ban on texting while driving.