"Like many I am guilty of texting and driving. This assignment has given me lots of insight and I can say I haven't or won't be caught texting and driving ever again." - KOAM Reporter Jehan Sheikh
Studies show your chances of crashing are 600% greater if you text and drive.
In Kansas, text messaging is outlawed for all drivers. In Missouri, text messaging is illegal for drivers under the age of 21. And in Oklahoma a ban is currently in place for teen drivers only.
Aired February 27, 2013 on KOAM News at 5
Meet Cindy Brown and her 11 year old son, Jeremy. While Jeremy is a few years away from driving age he knows texting and driving can result in a fatal accident. To help his mom keep from texting behind the wheel he has come up with a plan.More >>