Tag: texting

Statewide texting and driving ban now in effect

Steve Kuhlmann theeagle.com Passed during the recent session of the Texas Legislature, the law specifically focuses on the use of messaging applications — reading, writing or sending electronic messages — while driving. In College Station, drivers have had several months to adjust to the idea of refraining from using their phones while in the car…

Really? column: Bad drivers should be footing ICBC’s bill

Alan Campbell richmond-news.com So ICBC is planning to raise the insurance rates for habitual offenders — i.e. immature, inattentive, selfish drivers. For a full 2.5 seconds after the radio announcement, I was thrilled and muttered “well, it is about frickin’ t…” Wait. Rewind. What? You mean, they aren’t already hammering drivers who are costing the…

Bad Driving Habits in Burton

Bad driving habits in Burton include texting and sex acts, a new survey reveals lizbetfrybm burtonmail.co.uk Sex acts, tailgating, speeding and texting make up some of the worst habits picked up by drivers in Burton and the West Midlands, a new survey has revealed. Three in five drivers in the region who took part in…

Change One Bad Habit at a Time

smart phone while driving

Did you know that the majority of Americans — 88.5 percent — feel that a driver talking on a cell phone represents a somewhat or a serious threat to their personal safety? That proportion increases to 95.7 and 95.1 percent, respectively, with regards to driver’s text messaging or emailing behind the wheel, and drivers checking…