Auto insurance rates could change with improved texting enforcement

Auto Insurance Texting While Driving

Federal grants are assisting authorities to crack down on illegal cell phone behaviors behind the wheel. Drivers who have been able to get away with texting behind the wheel because it is easy to dodge the enforcement of laws against the dangerous behavior, may now be fining that this is no longer the case, and getting caught will send their auto insurance premiums skyward. Hundreds of thousands of dollars in new federal grants are helping authorities to catch texting drivers the act. An analysis performed on quotes from the leading…

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Oklahoma in not “OK” with driving while texting

The Oklahoma Senate recently approved the Senate Bill 146 with a vote of 32 to 9, with the bill now making it illegal for drivers to text while they are driving. The bill was authored by Senator Jerry Ellis, D-Valliant who says that this addresses not a new problem but rather, a growing one. He further claims that the public is the one seeing that texting while driving indeed leads to greater chances of encountering accidents. While an inexperienced teen driver has more of a chance of meeting up with…

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