Students from West High School navigate an obstacle course while texting and again while wearing goggles that simulate alcohol inebriation. The course was set up by St. Vincent Healthcare Trauma Injury Prevention and Outreach program.
Sadie Turner, a 17-year-old senior at Huntley Project, learned firsthand Wednesday something she may not have readily gleaned from a textbook.
St. Vincent Healthcare Trauma Outreach Educator Chuck Bratsky observes as Huntley Project sophomore Dustin Oblenber drives a golf cart through an obstacle course while texting a message Wednesday. It was part of an exercise designed to demonstrate how distracting texting can be to a driver.
There are some encouraging results in the 2013 Youth Risk Behavior Survey but also areas of significant concern.
Driver education student Garret Munson, 14, talks about the app he has on his smart phone that helps him avoid the pitfalls of texting and driving.
Madison Cicierski, 15, wears a "Txtng Kills" thumb ring while she drives with driver education instructor Don Casey in Billings. The ring is a reminder not to text and drive.
Driver education instructor Don Casey tells student Madison Cicierski, 15, which way to go during a driving lesson.
Driver education student Garret Munson, 14, talks about an app he has installeld on his phone to help stop him from texting while driving.
Driver education student Madison Cicierski, 15, backs up while driving with instructor Don Casey in Billings.
HAMILTON - A former Hamilton High School teacher charged with felony criminal endangerment and misdemeanor sexual assault was sentenced Wednesday.
HELENA — Helena city commissioners have voted in favor of an ordinance that would prohibit the use of either hands-free or handheld electronic devices -- including cellphones, pagers and laptops -- while operating a vehicle.
The billboard on Main Street in the Billings Heights reads: “IF YOU COULD TXT GOD ONE QUESTION.”
HELENA — A bill to make texting while driving illegal in Montana has failed to pass the state Senate.
CHEYENNE — Motorists in Wyoming will have to put their cell phones and electronic messaging devices away starting today, as a new statewide ban on texting while driving takes effect.
CHEYENNE, Wyo. — It's time for Wyoming drivers to stop texting behind the wheel or risk legal consequences.
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.
CHEYENNE — Despite some last-minute maneuvers in the state House of Representatives, a statewide ban on texting while driving appears set to become law.
A bill that would ban texting while driving passed another legislative hurdle, though not before legislators exempted emergency workers.
A man who was driving drunk and texting on a cell phone when he lost control of his car at 2:30 a.m. and crashed into a house pleaded guilty Thursday in District Court.
No one can say Sylvia Parman is behind the times. The 76-year-old great-grandmother text messaged her children and grandchildren so many times in June that she exceeded her 250-message monthly limit.