Texting and Driving

Laws against texting while driving reduce emergency room visits

March 21, 2019
New research shows that primary bans on texting while driving prevent motor vehicle crash-related visits to emergency departments

School of Public Health celebrates 20-year anniversary

April 4, 2018
How a Texas rural health initiative has grown into a college with global impact

Cellphone bans across the U.S.

April 13, 2015

Texas is one of only five states in the U.S. that is without a full texting ban for all drivers. Studies have come to prove that having a texting ban greatly eliminates crash-related hospitalizations.

Public health research shows bans on texting reduce hospitalizations

March 30, 2015
Team of researchers examined crash-related hospitalizations before and after the enactment of state texting bans