New York Eyes 'Textalyzer' to Bust Drivers Using PhonesOnce plugged into a person's phone for about a minute, it will indicate whether a motorist was texting, emailing, surfing the web or otherwise using his or her cellphone before a serious crash.
St. Charles Rolls Out Text-to-911 ServiceSt. Charles County Director of Emergency Communications Jeff Smith says texting 911 is an option for users when a call is not safe or practical.
They're Called 'Pedtextrians' - Pedestrians Who Walk and TextFord has introduced technology that detects distracted "pedtextrians" - those who text and walk.
Memes, Gender Neutrality, Tech Innovation Create New Dictionary WordsDrunk text, yaaas, Mx., fleek, and facepalm have their own new pages on Dictonary.com.
Area Lawmakers Want All Out Texting While Driving BanThree Missouri lawmakers are proposing measures that would forbid motorists from texting while driving, regardless of their age.
Traffic Fatalities Increase in Missouri, IllinoisDebra Hersman heads the National Safety Council says texting and gas prices are partially to blame.
Missouri Legislator Accused by Interns Submits ResignationMissouri state Sen. Paul LeVota submitted his resignation Friday following allegations that he made unwanted sexual advances toward interns, the chamber's top leader said.
Chesterfield Bans Texting While DrivingNo more texting while driving in Chesterfield - the city council unanimously passed an ordinance Monday night prohibiting all texting and driving in city limits.
Illinois: Cell Phone Driving Ban Takes Effect Jan 1stWith the New Year comes Illinois’ new ban on using hand-held electronic devices behind the wheel.
City of Manchester Outlaws Texting While DrivingMayor David Willson says he has seen enough: and says he experienced a perfect example on Saturday morning on Route 141.
St. Louis-Area Town Plans to Ban Texting While DrivingThe City of Manchester is set to pass a proposal tonight that would ban texting while driving for all motorists. In Missouri, only drivers under the age of 22 are not allowed to text and drive.
Quinn Signs Bills Banning Hand-Held Phones in CarsGov. Pat Quinn signed legislation Friday aimed at reducing distracted driving. It requires motorists to use speakerphones or headsets that allow for one-digit or audio dialing.