Almost one third of the traffic deaths that happened on Idaho roadways during this year's "100 Deadliest Days," which is the nickname for the time period between Memorial Day and Labor Day, were due to distracted driving.
Let’s face it, we’re living in an increasingly digital world. Even toddlers are walking around with Instagram on their smart phones. In theory this should make us the communication generation. But we’re not. Check out these great texting fails for proof!
It doesn't matter which way we spin it; breaking up stinks. (Unless, of course, you're the breaker-upper, in which case it's like a cause for celebration.) Either way, cutting the relationship cord has gotten a bit easier ever since text messaging hit the scene. As it turns out, break up texts can be hilarious.
Have you ever seen somebody share their phone number publicly (on Craigslist maybe, or one of those homemade ads for "computer lessons" on the subway) and thought to yourself "I should totally prank this guy"? You haven't? Oh, uh ... neither have we. Ever. Clearly -- we're not monsters. But the person behind Textastrophe is!
Being a teenager is a perilous time in one's life as a not-quite fully developed brain will cause the teen to make all kinds of questionable decisions.
Now thanks to a new phenomenon called sleep-texting, the teenager can even make these bad decisions while they are catching z's.
(KLIX)- Come July first a new state law will go into effect banning texting while driving. The state legislature passed the measure in its last session. The new law only bans texting or entering data into a mobile device, it doesn’t prohibit talking on your phone...
(KLIX)- The city of Twin Falls led the charge against texting while driving. It passed the first ever ordinance in the state to target drivers who sent a text message while driving. Several other cities in the state pondered the idea and then state legislators decided to write one of their own...
A bill that will make texting while driving illegal in Idaho is now awaiting Gov. Butch Otter's signature. Lawmakers admit that enforcing an anti-texting law will be difficult, but say that enforcement isn't the main purpose of the legislation. Driver safety is foremost and this will save lives.
(AP) - Texting while driving could hit drivers in the wallet under a bill that has passed the House. House lawmakers voted 53-17 Tuesday to bar motorists from using smartphones and other hand-held devices to send written communications.
A proposed texting-while-driving ban for Idaho is headed to debate in the House, after senators agreed stricter limits on smart phones behind the wheel of a car would make people safer on the roads. If the bill approved Tuesday on a 29-6 vote sounds familiar, it should...