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Texting While Driving Ban

Texting Ban Goes Into Effect

Richmond Times-Dispatch | Mark Bowes | Posted 08.31.2013 | DC

Virginia's new law that gets tough on drivers who text will go into effect Monday before standardized training on how to enforce it is made available ...

Who's Really Texting While Driving Most? Hint: It's Not Teens

Randi Zuckerberg | Posted 06.18.2013 | Technology
Randi Zuckerberg

As parents, if we are going through all this effort to install these apps on our children's phones, we need to make sure we don't turn around and engage in the same harmful behavior ourselves.

Should Florida Ban Texting While Driving?

Reuters | Bill Cotterell | Posted 06.16.2013 | Miami

By Bill Cotterell TALLAHASSEE, Fla., April 16 (Reuters) - The Florida Senate voted unanimously on Tuesday to ban texting while driving...

Statewide Texting While Driving Ban Goes Into Effect In Ohio

The Huffington Post | Dominique Mosbergen | Posted 03.01.2013 | Politics

On Friday, Ohio joined the long list of states that have made texting while driving illegal. Text messaging while driving is now banned in 39 state...

A Designated Texter?

Katherine Bindley | Posted 02.20.2013 | Technology

The dangers associated with texting while driving have often been likened to those of drinking and driving. Now, Florida's Orlando-Orange County Expre...

New Law Keeps Young Drivers Off Their Phones

ABC News Radio | Anselm Gibbs | Posted 03.12.2013 | Detroit

(LANSING, Mich.) -- A new law has been signed to help keep young drivers off of cellphones while behind the wheel in Michigan. Kelsey's Law was sig...

Texting While Driving: Can Texter Be Sued For Recipient's Crash?

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 05.09.2012 | Crime

Texting while driving is illegal in 38 states, but a pending court case in New Jersey may determine whether there are legal ramifications to texting s...

To Students, Texting While Driving Ban A Matter Of Life And Death

AP | By JIM SUHR and JIM SALTER | Posted 12.18.2011 | Education

ST. JAMES, Mo. -- The text was about something innocuous: A request to go to the county fair. It set off a highway pileup that took two lives, injured...

GOP Candidate Rails Against Safety Recommendation

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.14.2011 | Politics

Republican presidential candidate Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas) criticized the National Transportation Safety Board Wednesday for recommending a ban on text...

Federal Officials: Cell Phone Use, Texting While Driving Should Be Banned

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 02.13.2012 | Business

WASHINGTON — Texting, emailing or chatting on a cellphone while driving is simply too dangerous to be allowed, federal safety investigators decl...

Texting While Driving: Just DON'T Do It (You Too Mom!)

Jordin Sparks | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Jordin Sparks

I was alone in my car one day and reached for my phone to fire off a quick message. I looked up and had to swerve to stay in my lane. Wow. I got lucky this time, but what if...?

Manslaughter Charges For Texting While Driving '2-Ton Weapon'

Los Angeles Times | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Glendale's mayor said the death of a pedestrian in a traffic collision that allegedly involved a texting driver who was arrested and charged Tuesday r...

Arizona Texting While Driving Ban Heads To Senate For Vote

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

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Illinois BAN On Texting While Driving Effective Jan. 1, 2010

suntimes.com | FindLaw Blotter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Chicago

On Friday, Illinois will become the 19th state to ban texting while driving....

Consumers Favor Texting-While-Driving Ban

WSJ | Andrew LaVallee | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

About 80% of U.S. adults support laws banning text messaging while driving, according to a new survey from Nationwide Insurance. The survey, conduc...