Eastern Iowa driving instructors are reminding students that they are 23 times as likely to be involved in an automobile crash if they are texting while driving. One Drive Tek driver’s education instructor says that they treat texting while driving the same as they would intoxication behind the wheel. They also use a recent hit and run case to emphasize that the dangerous habit can lead to jail time. A young woman was sentenced to five years in prison after she allegedly hit a motorcyclist while texting and driving and then drove away without stopping.
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