With teens and young adults practically glued to their phones these days, it’s easy to point fingers when it comes to distracted driving. After all, they practically grew up with the technology. But, guess what: they’re not the only ones that are distracted. And they may not even be the most distracted. So who’s there […]
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Three girls in Midvale, Utah were rushed to the hospital after being hit by a car. The driver could have easily prevented the accident from happening – had he simply been paying attention to the road, and not his cell phone. The 28-year-old was texting behind the wheel, and didn’t see the three young girls, […]
Any given day, you can probably spot at least a handful of people talking or texting on their cell phones while driving. And a handful is probably a large understatement. Talking and texting on your cell phone while driving are both illegal in the state of Washington, and can result in a $124 ticket. For […]
In August 2011, James Freudenbert, Randy Bever, Chris Frakes and Terry Tacoronte all died in a tragic medical helicopter crash. Earlier this month it was officially determined by the U.S. National Transportation Safety Board that Freudenbert’s texting was partly to blame for the crash. Freudenbert, of Missouri, was piloting the helicopter. We have all heard […]
It’s easy to point fingers when it comes to something like texting and driving. We find it simple to just blame “teenagers these days”, as it seems their heads are almost always buried in their fancy phones, their fingers practically glued to keyboards. But a new AT&T study reveals that teenagers are not the guiltiest […]
The family of 22-year-old Alexander Heit is devastated. Their son was just at the beginning of what was sure to be a successful, fulfilling life. He was attending school at the University of Northern Colorado and he loved the outdoors. But one text message stood between him and his future. Now, that message is practically […]
Some people manage to come up with ridiculous stories when under pressure. One woman, who had clearly crashed her vehicle into a sign, blamed the damage on her estranged husband. Tanya Taylor was texting and driving when she crashed into a yellow highway sign in Bennington, Vermont. When questioned by police, she said that her […]
We live in a world that is constantly wired. Imagine walking down the street and visualize the people around you. How many of them are looking down at their smart phones, texting away, checking emails, picking out a song to listen to? According to a study conducted by Beth Ebel in cooperation with the University […]