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Texting and Driving: What Lawmakers and Parents Are Doing to Help

Texting and driving has been met with action through a number of campaigns. Most people have heard the slogans, but parents and lawmakers are trying to make sure everyone hears the message over and over. These are the things that people are doing to make sure accidents due to texting and driving will go down over time.

Radio Spots

Most people listen to the radio when they are in the car, and radio spots will reach people easily. When you have the radio on, you are going to hear commercials that are designed to keep people from texting and driving. You may be in the middle of a text, and you will hear this commercial come on the radio. This has been a significant help in spreading the word.


Every police officer is looking for people who appear to be texting and driving at the same time. According to Howard Yegendorf & Associates, police officers are pulling people over to find out if they are texting while operating a car. When you see police on the road, you need to remember they have been directed by lawmakers to check up on people who are texting and driving.


Schools are sending out the message to students that they should not be texting and driving. Every kid who walks into a school today has a phone, and many of them are driving to and from school. There are many messages throughout the day that students are hearing about texting and driving.

On The Road

The signs on the road are also spreading the messages about texting and driving. Drivers can see these signs all over roads near their home, and hopefully will be reminded every time a text comes to their phone. The campaigns by motor vehicle accidents lawyers in Ottawa and around the world have been increased to make sure people are not texting and driving, and the campaigns are getting more aggressive at every street corner.

Lawmakers and parents are making great strides in preventing texting and driving by directing law enforcement to make sure they stop people who appear to be texting and driving. Parents are sending the message to their kids to make sure they are being safe. People everywhere are finding ways to stop deaths and accidents that occur due to phone use. We’ve had too many examples of how dangerous this activity can be.

Brooke Chaplan is a freelance writer and blogger. She lives and works out of her home in Los Lunas, New Mexico. She loves the outdoors and spends most her time hiking, biking and gardening. For more information contact Brooke via Twitter @BrookeChaplan.

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