Distracted driving is just as dangerous as DUI, but Pennsylvania lawmakers are turn a blind eye to it.

Distracted Driving Increasing Despite Bans

Recent survey by the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) showed that driving while using a cellphone has increased over the past year despite the fact that this has been banned by a large number of states.  How widespread is this problem?  According to reports about distracted driving, 18% of people surveyed by NHTSA admitted…

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Pennsylvania Bans Driving while Texting

Pennsylvania Driving while Texting Ban Highlights DUI Hypocrisy

Pennsylvania driving while texting penalties underscore the political nature of criminal penalties in PA.  Under the new measure, drivers found guilty of driving while texting (DWT) would face a $50 fine.  Compare this to the penalties for DUI and you will notice a huge discrepancy. Pa. Senate Approves Texting While Driving Ban Governor Expected To…

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