Clark’s car struck two troopers at 10:16 p.m. on Jan. 31 on an Interstate highway in Oklahoma. Read more
We have written in several previous issues about the hazards created by texting and driving a vehicle. It’s now well recognized that texting and driving simply don’t mix. But texting and wal... Read more
The highest court in New Hampshire has upheld the assault conviction of a driver who was reading a text message as his car drifted across two lanes and into oncoming traffic. The result of t... Read more
A New Jersey appeals court has found a person who knowingly sends a text to a driver can share liability if a driver receiving the text message causes an accident. The ruling last month was... Read more
There has been a great deal of focus lately on the issue of distracted driving and rightly so. Lots of it has centered on sending text messages while driving. But talking on a cell phone whi... Read more
The family of a 15-year-old boy has filed a wrongful death suit against a man who hit and killed the youngster while texting behind the wheel of his vehicle last year. Evie Lesser, the mothe... Read more
Fewer than 50 drivers a month have been convicted of texting and driving in the two years since a law in Georgia to ban texting went into effect. As of mid-September, 1,281 motorists had bee... Read more
In the past decade, cellphones have become increasingly available to the general public in the United States. Currently, over 88% of adults own cellphones. The average age at which an Americ... Read more
A deadly highway crash in Missouri last year involved texting and driving. In that incident, a 19-year-old pickup truck driver sent or received 11 texts in the 11 minutes immediately before... Read more
Texting, emailing or talking on a cellphone while driving a motor vehicle is simply too dangerous to be allowed. Federal safety investigators declared last month that such activity should be... Read more
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