Thursday, May 13, 2010

lol no im nt bsy im only drving

Another fairly unenforceable law I'm afraid.

But something needs to be done to stop the practice.

Crash victim's kin urges texting ban
By Josh Baugh - Express-News 

The daughter of a woman who was killed March 7 in a car crash involving a police officer said at a public hearing Wednesday that she believed her mother was a victim of a distracted driver.

Sylvia Paez urged District 4 Councilman Phil Cortez, who hosted the hearing, to pass an ordinance that would prohibit motorists from sending text messages while driving.

“It's a very important issue when you lose a mother, a best friend,” Paez said, holding back tears.

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