Texting And Driving
The Colorado State Patrol and the Colorado Department of Transportation hoping red nail polish on drivers’ right thumbnails will remind them to put their phones down while on the road.
Texting and driving is illegal in Colorado but many drivers continue to break the law while behind the wheel. Law enforcement will be cracking down on drivers who continue with the dangerous habit beginning next week.
Currently in Colorado drivers can be ticketed for texting and driving. Now some lawmakers want to make it easier to punish drivers talking on their cellphones – mainly drivers who don’t use hands-free devices.
The parents of a college student from Greeley who was killed while texting and driving don’t want others to make the same mistake.
Police in Denver are planning an awareness campaign after a string of people getting hit by cars, including some fatal hit-and-runs.