A dangerous distraction: Wisconsin should outlaw texting while driving
August 16, 2009
If the circumstance makes you think, “there ought to be law,” you’re right.
Texting requires drivers to remove their attention and their eyes from the business of driving. The distraction creates a risk to public safety that is as bad as or worse than driving while drugged or drunk, both of which are illegal.
Lawmakers should schedule the bill for public hearing, work on details and pass a ban on texting while driving.