California prison officials seized nearly 11,000 cell phones last year, some used to arrange extortions and assaults, others used by the likes of cult killer Charles Manson to connect with the outside world after more than four decades behind bars.
The dangers of texting while driving are obvious, but that doesn’t mean a lot of motorists are not doing it.
Government-paid cell phones will be the first casualty of Gov. Jerry Brown’s cost-cutting measures.
California Highway Patrol officers and other law enforcement agencies will be out in full force Tuesday and Wednesday to make sure drivers aren’t texting or using their cell phones without wireless headsets.
Are your thumbs tired? A new study suggests if you’re over the age of 18, you may have just recently caught on to the text-messaging trend.