Distracted Drivers An Increasing Threat To First RespondersNew research shows that many drivers are distracted by their phones when they're going past first responders working accidents on the roadways.
AAA: Distracted Drivers Caused More Than 95,000 Crashes In Texas Last YearAAA has launched a multimedia traffic safety education campaign in an attempt to make distracted driving socially unacceptable.
Dallas Launches Text To 911 ServiceDallas leaders had been working on bringing this technology to the city for about two years now.
Many North Texans Getting Inundated With Messages Reminding Them To Vote If you've been getting fliers, texts or emails telling you to vote because your family, friends and neighbors will be able to tell if you don't, you're not alone.
Anthony Weiner To Be Released From Prison EarlyFormer New York Democratic congressman Anthony Weiner is scheduled to be released from prison three months early.
Poll: Teens Say Social Media Makes Them Feel BetterToday's teens are constantly on their smartphones, many check social media "constantly" and prefer texting over face-to-face communication.
AAA: Drivers Increasingly Distracted By Dashboard TechnologyWhen most people think of distracted driving they think of smartphones, but a new study says there are other distractions in vehicles that can be just as bad.
Weiner Sentenced To 21 Months In Sexting CaseFormer Rep. Anthony Weiner was sentenced Monday to 21 months in prison for sexting with a 15-year-old girl in a case that rocked Hillary Clinton's campaign for the White House in the closing days of the race and may have cost her the presidency.
Texting-While-Driving Ban Now In Effect Across TexasIt's now illegal to text on a mobile phone while driving a vehicle in the state of Texas.
Senate OKs Texting While Driving Ban Pre-Empting Local RulesThe Texas Senate has approved a beefed-up texting while driving ban that pre-empts existing ordinances against distracted driving in 45 cities statewide.
"Smartphone Thumb" Is Plaguing More People, Doctors SayA condition that doctors used to only see in factory workers is becoming more widespread. The pain that comes from the repetitive movements of texting has been dubbed "smartphone thumb" by doctors.
Texas Man Sues Woman For $17.31 Movie Ticket After Bad DateA Texas man is suing a woman he went on a date with for the price of a movie ticket after he says she texted through the film and left him at the theater.
New Push To Get Drivers To Put Their Phones DownDistracted driving is still on the rise. This comes despite numerous warnings and even bans on texting from behind the wheel in some North Texas cities. But there is a new push to get drivers to put down their phones.
The Secret Codes That Teens Use When TextingDo you monitor your children's text messages? If so, then you might have some trouble understanding what they are saying. That is because many teens will use secret codes to speak privately with each other.
Denton Leaders Pass Hand Held Device BanThe debate over this issue has raged on for months, but a decision was finally made tonight.