Two men are lucky to be alive after their SUV struck a utility pole and flipped over. According to the San Antonio Police Department, the accident occurred on the Northwest Side at about 2 a.m. July 21, 2021. In addition to the police, the EMS and fire department also responded to the accident, which took place at the intersection of Callaghan and Ingram roads. Both men suffered only minor injuries and were treated by EMS at the scene. While police do not believe that alcohol played a part in the car accident, they do believe that distracted driving may have been to blame.
Distracted driving has long been an issue not only in San Antonio but also across Texas and the rest of the U.S. As a result, Texas has made it illegal to text while behind the wheel. Additionally, some cities in Texas have prohibited any type of cell phone use while driving. But regardless of the law, texting, like any type of activity that distracts the driver, is unsafe.
Cell Phone Laws in Texas
Since using a cell phone while driving can be so dangerous, Texas has implemented laws to reduce distracted driving. While you are behind the wheel you should never:...