Sitting in a golf cart on a course set up in the parking lot of Billings West High School, volunteer Tammy Crigler handed a cellphone to a teenage driver and gave her some bad advice.
Texting while driving in Montana is dangerous, but not illegal.
Sadie Turner, a 17-year-old senior at Huntley Project, learned firsthand Wednesday something she may not have readily gleaned from a textbook.
HELENA — State lawmakers are considering telling Montanans to hang up and drive — or face hefty fines.
MISSOULA — The Missoula ban on driving or cycling and talking on handheld cellphones is now the law.
While driving down a neighborhood street, Kelsie Weber looked down at her phone to fire off a text message. Soon after, a child ran out from the sidewalk toward the car’s passenger side.
CHEYENNE — Police in Cheyenne are giving more tickets for driving while texting or talking on a cell phone.
Six weeks after Billings banned most drivers from using hand-held electronic devices, local residents have heard many creative messages reinforcing the fact that cell phone use is a dangerous distraction.
Billings police officer Samantha Puckett makes a 180 in her patrol car on Broadwater Avenue with lights flashing.
The recently passed city ban on cell phone use while driving continues to create significant controversy throughout Billings. Many people continue to oppose the ban, claiming that cell phone use while driving is no different than other distractions, such as changing the radio, eating or putt…
Law enforcement today begins enforcing a citywide ban on cell phone use while driving, a move that city officials hope will improve safety on Billings’ streets.
The sight of bustling high school parking lots is one sure sign that the 2010-11 school year is in full swing, full of energy and promise.
Cities and states across our great nation have been trying to curb cell phone use while driving because of the dangerous distractions it causes.
Disc golf and cell phones will dominate much of the City Council’s time tonight, as the two hot topics return, perhaps for the last time. Other council business includes a change in city water rates and two special reviews.
The technology in most vehicles is amazing. As soon as the driver enters the vehicle, a cell phone appears and attaches itself to the driver’s ear. It stays there for most or all of the trip. The turn signals totally quit working the same time the cell phone appears, thinking the persons beh…
O-M-G. It is now i-l-l-e-g-a-l to text and drive in Wyoming.
Billings’ distracted driving committee presented its report to the City Council on Tuesday night, with the council now considering a new ordinance that would ban cell phone use while driving but allow the use of two-way radios for business purposes. The council will vote on a proposed ordina…
Arrive alive, don’t text and drive.
I am a fifth-grader at St. Francis. I would like to draw the attention of teenagers around the world to stop texting and talking on their phones while driving.
Last week, City Councilwoman Peggie Gaghen convened the first meeting of the Ad Hoc Committee on Distracted Driving, a council initiative to consider how best to discourage drivers from texting, phoning or using other electronic devices while operating a motor vehicle.
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