TxDOT: One in five accidents caused by distracted driving

Distracted Driving accounts for one in every five vehicle wrecks in Texas. A bulletin the Texas Department of Transportation released April 2 shows 459 people died in Texas last year in crashes caused by distracted drivers and the total number of collisions caused by inattentive motorists increased by 4 percent compared to the previous year.  We should expect the Texas Legislature to take up texting and driving and other distracted driving causes when the session is called early next year.    

Read more in the Lubbock Avalanche Journal here.