That’s why we recently spent time talking about how the state of Texas will once again be attempting to pass some sort of ban on texting behind the wheel of an automobile. As you might know, our governor vetoed a similar measure in 2011 because of what he saw as an overreach by the government. So despite the legislature’s ability to come to a compromise and pass the law, it was not to be.
Now, though, state lawmakers are trying again, as four separate persons have filed bills targeting texting for the 2013 legislative session. Only time will tell if passage succeeds, but it’s certainly a step in the right direction in terms of promoting highway safety and protecting Texas citizens. For more info, visit this site.