Texting

Students conflicted about texting and driving at legislature
By Garrison S. Murphy ’15 THE ROUNDUP Many people are concerned that a lack of a “texting and driving” ban in Arizona state legislature is putting them at risk. Multiple bills involving the texting and driving issue have been pushed through to the state senate, but not one has passed. Anti-texting and driving laws are in effect in 47 out of 50 states in the U.S leaving many Arizona residents…
Texting while walking causes problems for students
By Joe Skoog ’13 THE ROUNDUP I have run into the light pole on Central and Camelback about 10 times. Not because I can’t see it, but because I am texting. The need to read text messages while in motion can sometimes seem a necessity, but this can lead to adverse effects. You would think this goes without saying, but apparently it does not as new findings show not being…
Teens, drivers navigate texting behind the wheel

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.

Drop the texting, just drive please

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.