Texting-While-Driving Bill Finds Poster Boy

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It was only yesterday that we told you about the Senate’s consideration of a bill to ban texting while driving. Well, almost on cue, a truck driver in Western New York has provided the perfect illustration of why this bill is necessary. Twenty-five-year-old Nicholas Sparks (not that one) was a little distracted prior to plowing into a car, and then a swimming pool, because he was texting on one phone while talking on another phone. At the same time. [AP via HuffPo]