Tag Archive: don’t text and drive

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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Driving while texting bill clears Arkansas Senate

Sticker on car back window NO TEXT on board with AT&T Logo

As promised, I’m keeping my readers informed of the status of Senate Bill 374 by Senator Will Bond, D-Little Rock. The bill increases fines for those found texting and driving. Senate Bill 374 clears the Arkansas Senate On March 13,…
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Status update of distracted driving bills in Arkansas legislature

Street sign saying Don't Text & Drive

Last month I wrote about Arkansas legislators working on two bills concerning penalties for texting and driving. This is an update on their progress. Senate Bill 144 becomes Senate Bill 374 The first bill, Senate Bill 144, sponsored by Senator…
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Arkansas legislators tackle texting and driving with two bills

Road sign saying Distracted Driving in Effect

I’ve written many articles about the dangers of texting and driving. Even though it is illegal in Arkansas, people still succumb to this terrible driving behavior causing injury and death. Now the Arkansas legislature is ramping up the ante with…
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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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Top 10 driving behaviors to avoid

Woman driving while eating muffin in one hand and holding coffee in other

When you’ve been driving as long as I have, you get to see some really crazy things that some drivers do. Some of them, like reading a newspaper while driving, are positively horrifying! Top 10 things to avoid doing when…
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