Tag Archive: dangers of driving and texting

Insurance rates may increase due to smartphone use

Red car with calculator and pencil

Have you ever found yourself behind a car that doesn’t move when the light turns green? Almost 9 times out of 10 it is because the driver is looking at his smartphone. It can be very annoying at best, but…
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Texting pickup driver collides with church bus that killed 13

Young man texting and driving

I mentioned in a brief social media posting that my good friend’s aunt and uncle were members of the church group whose bus collided with a pickup, killing 13. Mercifully, his relatives weren’t on the bus and are helping minister…
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Risking your life and others for a single text

Road signs warning of the danger of texting and driving against a blue sky background

For those that read my articles on a regular basis, you know that one of my major concerns is texting and driving. It not only risks the driver’s life, but those in the car and others on the road. It…
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Why do people text and drive even though they know it’s dangerous?

A skeleton behind the wheel of an car, distracted by cell phone he his holding in his hand

A friend of mine is very upset because her daughter texts while driving, even when her children are in the car. The daughter is highly intelligent, educated, and a loving mother. How then, is it possible that she would imperil…
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