Texas Fails to Pass a Texting Ban

How very disheartening it is that there will not be a texting and driving ban this legislative session in Texas. A bill that would have outlawed texting and driving statewide never even made it for a vote in the Texas Senate. The bill actually passed in the House but did not have enough votes (it…

Texting in Texas

It’s been a long time coming, prohibiting texting in Texas while driving a vehicle. Texas is one of the only states in the nation that has no state law regarding cell phone use when driving. Most states ban cell phone use, altogether, while driving. Of course, Texas does have a state law prohibiting cell phone…

Texting in America

Reading a Facebook post by comedienne, Jasmine Ellis made me realize how cell phone use is affecting all of us. She posted the she is “Aggravated by these Dallas drivers! How have I been rear ended twice in the last 30 days? And they actually say “I was looking down at my phone” and didn’t…

Stop Texts Stop Wrecks

I saw a brilliant public service announcement on the telly last night. It was all about driving responsibly by executing texting abstinence. In other words, refraining from texting while driving. The PSA, Stop Texts Stop Wrecks ( stoptextsstopwrecks.org ) stated a few cold, hard facts about the results and statics of texting while driving. They…

Trusting Other Drivers

Trusting Other Drivers I don’t know about you, but I have trust issues. And I certainly don’t trust other drivers around me while they are texting, tailgating, road raging, etc. How comfortable do you feel telling the person driving you around that they should not be texting while driving? Especially when they have passengers in…