texting and driving
Would you quit texting and driving if it could land you in jail?
Texting and Driving = Jail Time You’ve seen the commercials, watched the news, and seen the billboards. You know not to text and drive. According to statistics, these efforts are not stopping most people. Although the dangers may not be obvious or important to you, texting and driving could end up putting you in jail.…Read More
Is it illegal to knowingly text a driver?
Knowingly Text A Driver The New Jersey state of appeals has raised a lot of questions regarding whether you can be held liable if you knowingly texted a driver who caused a crash. Will we now hear “Don’t knowingly text a driver” along with the “Don’t text and drive” message? Shannon Colonna was texting her…Read More
Proposed Legislation Would Allow a Police Officer to Search Your Cell Phone History
Proposed Legislation Would Allow a Police Officer to Search Your Cell Phone History Each day in the United States, more than 9 people are killed and more than 1,060 people are injured in crashes that are reported to involve a distracted driver. With this in mind, would it bother you if along with your license and registration, a police officer asked you…Read More
Texting and Driving Resulted in Police Car being Hit
Lauren Owens, driving a Nissan Pathfinder, slammed into an Albany Police car at 2:30 in the morning on New Year’s Day. Owens was found to be texting and driving when she hit the car. Officer Garnet Lincey was injured and taken to the hospital. Owens is now facing charges of failure to maintain lane, texting and driving, and…Read More