Texting while driving
For the third time, the Texas House has passed a bill outlawing texting while driving.
A statewide ban on texting while driving gained preliminary approval in the Texas House on Wednesday, advancing a plan that four years ago fell victim to a gubernatorial veto – and could face a similar fate this time.
Sitting behind pictures of loved ones killed in crashes, 15 Texas families tearfully pleaded with lawmakers to support a statewide texting-while-driving ban.
A preliminary investigation has led one North Texas police department to believe a crash that took the life of a high school student may have been the result of texting while driving.
While no U.S. state fully bans cell phone use while driving, a new report finds that many states are stepping up their efforts to fight 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.
Jamie Nash doesn’t remember the text, but her terror was caught on tape when she crashed her car near Ennis two years ago.
Volunteering AT&T employes went to Richardson High School Wednesday to introduce junior and senior students to the It Can Wait no texting campaign, that includes emotional filmed testimonials.
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.
It can be the height of frustration for commuters: getting stuck in the backlog of a traffic accident. It may not seem there’s much hope—especially if you’re caught in it—-but Dallas Police say they are working on ways to clean up wrecks faster.
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.
The Texas Department of Transportation has started a campaign to stop distracted driving. TxDOT is saying simply – Talk. Text. Crash.