What you may have suspected is now confirmed. You may be a cell phone addict. That’s not a good thing.
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.
Ever send a text message you wish you shouldn’t have or place a phone call when you’ve had a few too many?
More and more often, scammers and even legitimate advertisers are bombarding consumers with unsolicited text messages on their cell phones.
The man in charge of the nation’s transportation system is taking aim at Texas and more than a dozen other states that don’t have bans on texting and driving.
Public transit users in the Dallas area will have another way to summon help. On Friday, DART patrons can begin texting to reach police.
A new study of teen driving behavior has found that the use of electronic devices is the leader among distracted driving behaviors, and that teenage girls are twice as likely as boys to use cell phones or other electronic devices while driving.
Texting, emailing or chatting on a cellphone while driving is simply too dangerous to be allowed, federal safety investigators declared Tuesday, urging all states to impose total bans except for emergencies.
A University of North Texas student is in New York City preparing to compete in the fifth annual LG U.S. National Texting Championship. Sarah Wood is one of just 12 other “texters” competing.
In 2009 alone, distracted drivers caused more than 100,000 Texas crashes. To help combat the problem, the Texas Department of Transportation (TxDOT) is launching the “Talk. Text. Crash.” campaign.
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott is throwing his support behind a bill filed aimed at stopping sexting. Right now the only way to prosecute teens for sexting is under existing child pornography laws.
Texans believe texting and talking on phones while driving is getting worse and that roads are less safe than they were five years ago, despite declines in accident deaths.
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