Tag Archives: Texting

In the News: tutoring profits, eyeball wars, Alachua Co. texting rules, phone/cable tax overhaul, pope resigns

By on February 11th, 2013 | Last updated: February 18, 2013 at 9:29 am

With millions at stake, tutoring lobby goes into action – Every year for nearly a decade, private tutoring companies have made millions in Florida because the federal government required school districts to hire them. That was in danger of changing [...]

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Majority admit to cellphone use while driving, think others doing same are a threat

By on January 25th, 2013 | Last updated: February 1, 2013 at 12:12 am

In a recent study published by AAA, drivers reported to using cellphones in the car despite knowing of the safety risks involved. Florida is one of the few states that does not ban texting and driving and a AAA director said drivers are often overconfident in their texting and driving habits.

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In the News: Texts turn 20, investigating football player suicide, Kate Middleton pregnant, Congress mistrusted, crash deaths down

By on December 3rd, 2012 | Last updated: December 3, 2012 at 4:14 pm

Police report: Chiefs’ Belcher shot himself behind vehicle; guns at house legally registered – Kansas City police plan to deliver a report to prosecutors Tuesday, answering questions in the case of Chiefs linebacker Jovan Belcher, who allegedly shot his girlfriend [...]

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More laws on texting and driving needed?

By on June 8th, 2012 | Last updated: March 29, 2013 at 3:06 pm

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports more than half of surveyed high school seniors admit to texting while driving. After distracted driving laws led to a vehicular homicide convicion, even the national government is noticing this isse. Florida’s [...]

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