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.
We all know that texting and driving is dangerous, but now it is also illegal. On November 1, a new law went into effect in Oklahoma making it against the law to "manually compose, send or read an electronic text message while the motor vehicle is in motion."
Young people might think that witches, goblins or ghosts are their biggest concern on Halloween night, but in reality it's drunk and distracted drivers. With Halloween on a Saturday this year, there will be an even greater number of drunk and distracted drivers on the roadways putting trick-or-treaters in harm's way.