31 Blog Posts From the TEXTING Tag


Streaming Video Now a Type of Distracted Driving in Georgia

Streaming Video Now a Type of Distracted Driving in Georgia

From Georgia Car Accident Attorney Scott Campbell of Shiver Hamilton. Texting and talking on the phone while driving are the two types of distracted driving most people probably think of when they hear the term. However, just about anything that can be done on a smartphone is now considered distracted driving in Georgia. As of […]

Effectiveness of Texting and Driving Bans Remains a Question

Effectiveness of Texting and Driving Bans Remains a Question

From Massachusetts Car Accident Attorney Larry Nussbaum, founder of the Nussbaum Law Group, P.C. Most states across the country have adopted some form of ban on texting while driving, including Massachusetts. However, the effectiveness of these bans has come into question. The laws tend to be difficult to enforce due to the fact that many […]

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Sees Spike in Vehicle Fatalities

Spartanburg County, South Carolina Sees Spike in Vehicle Fatalities

Through the first half of 2018, the number of individuals killed on Spartanburg County roads stands at 27. That number is double where it stood last year at the same time. With the deadliest part of the year in terms of traffic fatalities set to begin, law enforcement officials are concerned that the number of […]

Hands Free Driving Laws Get Much Stricter in Georgia

Hands Free Driving Laws Get Much Stricter in Georgia

Prior to July 1, 2018, just about anyone could hold and talk on a phone while driving in Georgia. The only exceptions applied to those under the age of 18 and commercial drivers. Although texting while driving has been illegal for some time within the state, the old rules of holding a phone while driving […]

South Carolina Considering Bill Banning Holding Cell Phone While Driving

South Carolina Considering Bill Banning Holding Cell Phone While Driving

A bill being debated in the South Carolina House of Representatives would make it possible for police to charge drivers who are holding cell phones while driving, eliminating the need to prove that they were using the device to send text messages or use any other functionality other than to make calls. The current law […]