Distracted driving has been an issue for some time, and although laws have continually been passed in an effort to lessen the instances of distracted driving, as technology improves the temptation to drive while doing something else only gets stronger. One of these distractions is the new game for iOS and Android called Pokémon Go.
Drunk driving accidents have been on the decline in recent years, thanks to safety campaigns and stricter laws. However, as the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office recently reported, young people are still the most likely demographic to be involved in a drunk driving accident.
Texting while driving is now illegal in Oklahoma, thanks to a law that went into effect on Nov. 1. According to reports, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol has already issued close to 100 citations to drivers accused of violating the law, and that number will likely continue to rise.