You Can Go To Jail for Texting and Driving [Video]

Posted October 11, 2012 in by Ted Bogosian

Think again if you have a habit of texting while driving your car. A Massachusetts teenager was texting and as he drove down a street and crashed into another car, killing the driver and injuring the passenger. In Massachusetts, distracted driving is a crime.

Motor vehicle operators are 23 times more likely to get into an accident when they are texting while driving, according to Lawyers.com reporter Ted Bogosian. He was tried for murder, sentenced to a year in jail and lost his license for 15 years.

Don’t let this happen to you. If you are charged with texting while driving, use Lawyers.com to look up an experienced criminal defense attorney in your town.


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