Stories about: Massachusetts law driving while texting

R U Ready 2 Stop TXting?

MA drivers younger than 18 are banned from using phones in any capacity while driving.

Lois Lee, MD, MPH, works in Children’s Emergency Department Injury Prevention Program

CRUNCH!! The sickening sound and subsequent lurch forward were undeniable: the dreaded sound and feel of another car running directly into the back of mine. At first I was shaken, then utterly confused as to how it could have happened. Sure, the roads were a little slick from the rain, but that had lightened up a long time ago. Not only that, but traffic at the time was standing still! How, with dry roads and street congestion, did a  driver manage to bump into my car?

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