A group of motorcyclists all involved in separate distracted driving accidents are working towards stopping texting and driving in Texas. The group says they have well over 150 letters from the community backing their push for a city ordinance making cell phone use in the car hands-free.
Two weeks after a car hit Ned Maybee on his motorcycle, he and a group of local motorcyclists are working to ban cell phone use while driving. Maybee says the driver that hit him was on the phone, and now, distracted driving has changed his life forever.
In the midst of a battle among lawmakers over a bill to ban texting while driving, a new report by the Texas A&M Transportation Institute suggests that voice-to-text technology is no safer than typing out a text message.
A bill that would make sending text messages while driving a crime -- a measure that Gov. Rick Perry has vetoed in the past -- is scheduled to be heard Wednesday on the House floor.
Playgrounds are full and spirits are high.
Out of all the billions of text messages sent out a day around the U.S., about half of all teens admit they're sending them out while they're driving.
Part of AT&T's "It can wait" campaign, students at Abilene High School got to test out a texting and driving simulator