Stop texting! Try talking to someone

A young woman texting on her smartphone while pushing a grocery cart in the aisle of Floyd’s Food Lion t-boned my cart the other day. She didn’t stop, say “sorry” or even acknowledge her actions.  Too busy texting with someone. Not surprising.  A study by YouGov.com says many young people seldom have their smartphones out […]

Text the crime, pay the fine

The Virginia State Police is using unmarked vehicles, driven by  “covert officers” to track down texters violating newer, tougher laws in the Commonwealth. Texting became a primary traffic offense on July 1 of this year and a ticket costs at least $125 and Virginia will dock your driver’s license by three demerit points.  Lie to […]