Post Tagged with: "Texting while driving"

The Tennessee legislature outlawed texting while driving, though the new statute has resulted in very few violations. Credit: IntelFreePress via Flickr

Are Texting Drivers Behind A Spike In Tennessee Highway Deaths?

October 17, 2013 at 3:35 pm

Highway fatalities in Tennessee have spiked and are now on pace to top last year. State troopers say texting-while-driving is to blame. 

Texting While Driving Ban Nets Few Offenders

December 29, 2009 at 8:13 am

Texting while driving has been illegal in Tennessee since July 1st. While law enforcement officials know there’s lots of law breaking going on, the state has convicted only one driver for texting behind the wheel.