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Kansas patrol to monitor texting

Texting will be ticketed


Drink — but don’t drive.
Text — but don’t drive.
Drivers who have been drinking create a traffic hazard.
The latest traffic hazard is distracted driving with drivers seemingly paying more attention to their smartphones than their driving.  
The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration reports texting while driving creates a crash risk 23 times greater than driving while not distracted.
Bluetooth systems have made talking while driving much safer.
Manhattan, Kansas has banned cell phone usage while driving in the city. Manhattan’s ordinance prohibits drivers from talking or listening on a cellphone while driving, unless the cellphone is configured ...


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