Fitger's 5K was Saturday and for many Northland runners, that is a catalyst to kick their training into high gear for Grandma's Marathon races and more. As more runners and people in general take to the streets, drivers must be more diligent about not texting while driving.
Whenever you have an emergency, it's common knowledge to call 911. However that can be challenge a times, especially for those who are who are deaf, deafblind or hard of hearing. Text-to-911 is now an important alternative to calling 911 in an emergency.
How excited were you to take your driving test, pass it, and experience freedom by driving your friends to the Friday night football game. What if you HAD to text as part of your driving text and you failed miserably? This is the what these people did, watch what their instructor does while they are driving.
The other day I was out running and, as I always do, I was watching approaching cars to make sure we were aware of one another. I stay as far to the side of the road as possible, but I see so many drivers texting that I'm always wary. That's why I'm all for every and any campaign designed to remind drivers to pay attention to the road and not their phone.
I was asked to vote on Facebook. Wait, what? Proctor Schools or Lakeview Christian Academy could win a contest that would bring The Band Perry to the Northland or net them $100,000!! Why wouldn't you do something as simple as cast your vote once a day until the contest ends? You don't have to attend either school or even live in the city to help with a vote.
Such a tragic story and yet another reminder of how dangerous texting and driving is. A 32 year-old woman was driving when she texted a Facebook post about how happy the song 'Happy' made her feel, and seconds later her life was over.
Let’s face it, we’re living in an increasingly digital world. Even toddlers are walking around with Instagram on their smart phones. In theory this should make us the communication generation. But we’re not. Check out these great texting fails for proof!
Everyone is having trouble finding a job. The old way of looking in the newspaper has gone by the wayside. Employers looking for good employees has been a tough find. A Seattle company called Jobaline wants to change that and they are using....texting. Everyone seems to be texting, why not use it to GET a job.