Texting-while-driving ban up again in Legislature

 Tuesday, February 14, 2012

 The Miami Herald

Joyce Concklin has 10 good reasons why every state should pass a ban on texting while driving: That’s the number of bones she broke when a texting driver ran into her. And that driver died, his mobile phone still clutched in his hand. Concklin’s accident happened in Texas, but she says it easily could have happened in Florida, where she lives. Both states are among those that haven’t outlawed texting by all drivers operating motor vehicles. Thirty-five states and the District of Columbia already have bans, according to the Governors Highway Safety Association.
Legislation & Regulation

Study: Texting Bans Don’t Reduce Crashes

 Friday, December 17, 2010

 Insurance Journal

Texting bans don't reduce crashes; effects are slight crash increases

 Tuesday, September 28, 2010

 Insurance Institute for Highway Safety / Highway Loss Data Institute

Most teens still driving while distracted

 Monday, August 2, 2010

 USA Today