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.
The summertime can be dangerous for teen drivers, and distracted driving is often to blame. But one North Texas school is using a simulator to show teens that “it can wait.”
More and more often, scammers and even legitimate advertisers are bombarding consumers with unsolicited text messages on their cell phones.
The Texas Department of Transportation has started a campaign to stop distracted driving. TxDOT is saying simply – Talk. Text. Crash.
A new study of teen driving behavior has found that the use of electronic devices is the leader among distracted driving behaviors.
Police in Fort Worth are asking people not to partake in a prank in which they text a random phone number saying they have hidden a body.
According to a new study, teenagers are sending an average of 60 texts per day. That number is up from 50 text messages in a 2009 survey.
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.
Reading or writing a text message behind the wheel can more than double a driver’s reaction time, according to a new study.
Arlington has become the first North Texas city to ban texting while driving. Drivers can expect police to start enforcing the ban around Thanksgiving. But officers admit that proving a rule breaker was texting won’t be easy.
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.