California State Officials reported recently that the number of drivers texting while driving has increased by 39% in the last year. In total, 9% of all drivers were observed texting while driving during an annual state sponsored street study. It is widely agreed that texting while driving is a lethal combination.
Every Friday night for the next 3 months or so people will gather at football stadiums and watch our kids go at the great game of football. In a departure from recent years this will include boys and girls. Things have certainly changed!
With our apologies to 18 year olds everywhere (We were all 18 at least once!) Congress is currently considering legislation that would allow 18 year olds to drive full size "Big Rig" truck and trailers on Federal Highways. These are the same 18 year olds that scare heck out of mom and dad when they're out driving the family car because they like speed and can at times be less than responsible. The same 18 year olds that car rental companies won't rent to until they are 25 in most cases.
Are you safe when you go shopping?