"Many of us were puzzled by his legal reasoning but, in any case, if that's something that's happening in the court, we need to make sure texting is covered under reckless driving," said state Del. Robert B. Bell, R-Albemarle, the commission chairman.
Patrick Henry BuildingI could just go off on the number of times I have almost been hit or run off the road by someone with there head down and their nose in a mobile phone - teenagers running stop signs because they are talking on a phone. I have biked up Lee Hwy during rush hour at about the same speed as traffic - and watched drivers text the entire way up the road. It's because sort of a punch-buggy game - observe some driver do something really erratic - and then see whether they were in fact talking on a phone or texting.
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