Recently on the news, we have been hearing of a controversy on texting while driving. Statistics show that texting while driving is almost as dangerous as drunk driving. The distraction of your phone takes your eyes off the road.
CHICAGO | Chicagoans can now send text messages to the city's non-emergency 311 system.
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INDIANAPOLIS | Texting while driving is close to becoming illegal in Indiana.
INDIANAPOLIS | Younger Hoosiers may no longer face child pornography charges for sending each other sexually explicit photographs of themselves via cellular phone, a practice known as sexting.
INDIANAPOLIS | Hoosier motorists texting -- or talking -- on a telephone while driving could face a fine of up to $500 under legislation approved by the Indiana Senate Tuesday.
INDIANAPOLIS | A proposed ban on texting while driving was changed Monday by the Indiana Senate to prohibit all telephone use while driving, including making or receiving calls, unless using a hands-free device.
INDIANAPOLIS | An Indiana Senate committee voted 7-2 Tuesday to send a House-approved texting-while-driving ban to the full Senate, despite concerns it doesn't do enough to prevent distracted driving.
INDIANAPOLIS | Three weeks after the Indiana House voted to prohibit texting while driving, the ban is picking up momentum in the Indiana Senate.
Valparaiso Police Chief Michael Brickner announces the new TIP411 anonymous texting system Tuesday during a press conference at the department. Anonymous tipsters must put "VALPO" as the first word of their text to 847411 in order for the Valparaiso Police Department to receive the message.
A poster for the Valparaiso Police Department was displayed Tuesday that shows off the department's new TIP411 anonymous texting system.
Valparaiso Police Department Chief Michael Brickner, left, announces their new TIP411 anonymous texting system Tuesday while Valpraiso Mayor Jon Costas watches during a press conference.
Valparaiso Police Public Information Officer Sgt. Michael Grennes shows off their new TIP411 texting system Tuesday during a press conference at the department.
CROWN POINT | The only user interface Lake County Council members wants motorists to have is both eyes on the road.
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