Texting and Driving
A Michigan woman killed a cyclist while she was driving and texting. She received six months in jail plus probation and lost the right to use a cell phone for two years.
Montgomery County officials and workers took turns in the hot seat this past week, behind the wheel of a driving simulator, to demonstrate the dangers of texting while driving.
When a texter knows that the recipient is driving, the texter has a duty to users of the public roads to refrain from sending the driver a text at that time.
The country’s largest non-for-profit for young people and social change is using an old childhood favorite to curb texting and driving.
A new report in The Journal of Pediatrics says that texting and driving can tell you a great deal about teens and their behaviors.
It may be widely known that if you own a bar and a patron gets into his car drunk and hurts others, you can be sued – but there are other situations as well where you can be held liable for someone else’s bad behavior.
I think we all know that teens love to text and this is a key form of communication but it can be a deadly choice as well.