Texting while driving is now a primary traffic offense in Utah. A primary offense means you can be pulled over for doing this, rather than just having it add to your penalty if you're pulled over for something else.
This is something I feel strongly about. It's boggling to me that we had to make this law at all, and yet here we are.
Here's a sad video:
A group called Heads Up, Thumbs Up, is working hard to reduce distracted driving and to save lives. If you're willing to live a long, healthy life instead of destroying yourself and others, take the pledge to never drive distracted!