A year ago, Ani Voskanian’s changed, as the 21 year old Californian woman got involved in a car crash at the corner of California and Columbus that cost 80 year old Misak Ranjibar his life. After a 3 month investigation Voskanian was charged with one count of felony gross vehicular manslaughter, as it was discovered [...]
Archive for August 2011
In the past five years, Sen. Joe Simitian has come up with four different bills to fight distracted driving. In 2006, he came up with a measure to prohibit the use of a handheld cell phone while driving. A year later, drivers under the age of 18 were forbidden to use any mobile device while [...]
It has been a little more than a year since Vermont chose to ban texting while driving, in like in many other states, the stats seem pretty low for such a growing trend.
Between July 2010 and April 2011, only 64 drivers have been fined for texting while driving. As South Burlington Police Sgt. Shawn Demore [...]
The cities of Bismarck and Grand Forks are no longer alone. As of August 1, it is now prohibited to be texting while driving on the roads of North Dakota.
Getting approval on a texting ban HB 1195 wasn’t an easy story in this state. The original bill proposed a $100 fine and points against a [...]
One year has passed since the state of Georgia banned texting while driving, and while the law stated that warnings would be issued only for the first month, some might say that local authorities are still educating motorists rather than enforcing the law.
Since August 1, 2010, only 36 citations have been issued for texting while [...]