Texting While Driving

driver talking on cellphone

Gov. Brown Vetoes Fine Boost For California Drivers Using Phone

Gov. Jerry Brown said using a telephone while driving is a bad thing but fines are high enough already.

09/07/2011

(AP)

CHP Institutes Three-Pronged Crackdown For Holiday Weekend

Don’t text behind the wheel, don’t drive drunk, and buckle up – consider yourself warned this holiday weekend, by the California Highway Patrol.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/27/2011

(CBS)

Rohnert Park Teen Charged With Manslaughter In Crosswalk Death

A Rohnert Park teen, who killed a 2-year-old girl and injured her mother in a Rohnert Park crosswalk while allegedly sending a text message on her phone, was charged with misdemeanor vehicular manslaughter Monday.

CBS San Francisco–05/16/2011

(AP)

San Jose Teens Learn Dangers Of Texting While Driving

San Jose students got to experience firsthand on Wednesday the dangers of sending and receiving text messages while driving.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/04/2011

driver talking on cellphone

Calif. Senate Approves Higher Fines For Breaking Hands-Free Law

The California state Senate has approved a bill that would increase fines for texting or using a handheld cell phone while driving.

CBS San Francisco–04/25/2011

Muni rider Shawn Higgins said he used a mirror to record video of an operator texting while driving a 24-Divisadero bus in late February. (CBS)

Muni Texter Found Driving Again Despite Suspension

A Muni passenger who caught an operator texting while driving a bus was shocked to find her behind the wheel once again Thursday.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/21/2011

Muni rider Shawn Higgins said he used a mirror to record video of an operator texting while driving a 24-Divisadero bus in late February. (CBS)

Muni Driver Caught Texting Faces Termination

Termination proceedings have begun against a San Francisco Muni driver who was seen texting while operating a 24-Divisadero bus.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–04/07/2011

Muni rider Shawn Higgins said he used a mirror to record video of an operator texting while driving a 24-Divisadero bus in late February. (CBS)

Muni Passenger Who Caught Driver Texting Said He Was Threatened

A passenger on San Francisco Muni said he was threatened by an operator after he recorded her texting while driving a bus.

KPIX 5 | CBS San Francisco–04/06/2011

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