Texting While Driving http://wuky.org en Beshear Stiffens Penalties For Texting While Driving http://wuky.org/post/beshear-stiffens-penalties-texting-while-driving <div><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">FRANKFORT, Ky. — Motorists in Kentucky could lose their licenses for repeated offenses of the state's law against texting while driving.</span></p><p></p><p><span id="_oneup" style="font-size: 15px;">Gov. Steve Beshear announced a change Wednesday under which the Kentucky Transportation Cabinet will assess "penalty points" against the licenses of drivers convicted of texting behind the wheel.</span></p> Wed, 07 Aug 2013 18:32:36 +0000 Associated Press 35681 at http://wuky.org Beshear Stiffens Penalties For Texting While Driving Stats Show Problems With Text-While Driving Ban http://wuky.org/post/stats-show-problems-text-while-driving-ban <p class="ap-story-p"><span class="entry-content">LOUISVILLE, Ky. -- Jefferson County judges have dismissed nearly 40 percent of the texting while driving charges brought under Kentucky's two-year-old ban while police and prosecutors say the ban is nearly impossible to enforce.</span></p><p></p> Sun, 10 Mar 2013 23:30:16 +0000 Associated Press 28450 at http://wuky.org Stats Show Problems With Text-While Driving Ban