State Police Tell Beaver County Radio Officers Are Frustrated Over Growing Problem Of Texting While Driving

Despite efforts to get creative, police are frustrated in the fight against the growing bad habit of texting while driving . Police say they don’t seem to be making much headway. Pennsylvania State Police Lieutenant Eric Hermick tells Beaver County Radio newsman Pat Septak the problem is getting worse because such incidents are hard to prove. He says Pennsylvania’s laws don’t go far enough. He’s calling on state lawmakers to ban any phone use while driving that does not involve a hands-free unit.