Texas Lawmakers Send Texting While Driving Ban To Governor AbbottA statewide ban on texting while driving is headed to Gov. Greg Abbott's desk after being defeated repeatedly over the last decade.
Study: Texas Among Top 20 States With Most Distracted DriversAccording to a new study, distracted driving is probably worse than you think, with drivers looking at their smartphones on 88 out of 100 trips.
Investigators Collect Phone Data From Pickup Driver In CrashA federal investigator said Monday that the agency has collected cellphone records from a pickup driver who a witness said admitted to being distracted by texting before he collided with a church bus killing 13 people.
Witness Account Of Deadly Crash Highlights Dangers Of Texting While DrivingA witness says the driver of a pickup truck that collided with a church minibus in rural Texas, killing 13 people, acknowledged he had been texting while driving — highlighting the dangers of sending messages on smartphones while behind the wheel.
Witness Says Pickup Driver Said He Was Texting Before CrashJody Kuchler said he followed Jack Young's pickup for miles Wednesday while his girlfriend got video of the pickup.
Advocates Heading To Austin To Push Texting And Driving BanOn February 2, there will be a briefing in Austin with the public and lawmakers about House Bill 62, which would ban texting while driving statewide if it became law.
On Texting and Driving, North Texas Funeral Home Says "We Can Wait"A Tarrant County funeral home is using a little dark humor to remind people not to text while driving.
Drivers Still Dialing, But Want More 'Behind The Wheel' Phone LawsA new insurance company survey says that despite drivers' continued push and support for laws restricting cellphone use while driving, they are still sometimes regularly using the devices irresponsibly.
Denton Cracks Down On Distracted DriversDenton police say if they catch you texting while driving, you won't be LOL.
Text, Drive, Get Fined In DentonStarting Monday, February 16, texting while driving in Denton will be a fine.
Families Push For Statewide Ban On Texting While DrivingSitting behind pictures of loved ones killed in crashes, 15 Texas families tearfully pleaded with lawmakers to support a statewide texting-while-driving ban.
Drug Tests, Texting Bans On 1st Day Of Bill FilingDrug testing for welfare recipients and another crack at a statewide texting-while-driving ban are among bills lawmakers are filing ahead of the first legislative session under Gov.-elect Greg Abbott.