Lawmaker’s Plea For Texting Ban Is Personal
Lawmaker’s plea for texting ban is personal
State Rep. Emily Slosberg is pleading for a tougher texting ban after sister’s death
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PALM BEACH COUNTY, Fla. – On Feb. 23, 1996, seven teenagers, ranging in age from 13 to 15 years old, were crammed into the backseat of a 1995 Honda Civic. A 19-year-old and 17-year-old were sitting in the front seats.
“I looked into my twin sister’s eyes. She looked scared. We all looked scared. We didn’t say anything and about 15 seconds later we get into the crash. The next thing I know, I woke up in a hospital bed.”
After swerving to miss a car traveling …