As mountain snow melts and spring arrives, the desert comes alive with wildflowers and unbelievable growth.
Arizona’s lakes are some of the most beautiful places to visit; Roosevelt Lake is no different.
Roosevelt Lake is the largest lake in Arizona, boasting 115 miles of coastline and 22,000 acres of surface water.
There are several types of drivers out on the roads: truck drivers, SUV drivers and compact car drivers.
I do not necessarily mean just what type of vehicle someone drives. Rather there are three different mentalities drivers fall into.
As the entire school can either drive or will drive in the next year or two, we all have to look out for these mentalities in each other and ourselves on the roads.
The temptation begins.
You’re sitting with hands on the wheel in the middle of traffic when you hear the roaring vibration of your phone; in comes a new text message.
It could be your best friend asking to “chill” this weekend, possibly your dad asking in his new hip lingo “wutz up LOL?” or maybe it’s that girl you met last week who is finally texting you back.
As I hit my turn signal to switch lanes I passively check my blind spot and find the driver looking down from the wheel checking something.
Unless they are reading or playing their Nintendo DS, it is highly probable that they are texting away like there is no tomorrow.
I guess this should not bother me that much, but it does.
As part of a news article The Roundup is writing on the subject of distracted driving for the March edition, we have included a poll to find out from the community whether or not they text while driving.