News

Washington drivers still texting and talking

Washington drivers still texting and talking

Photo: clipart.com

KGMI News Reporting
By Tracy Ellis

BELLINGHAM, Wash. – People are still texting and driving in Washington State.

Jon Osterberg is with PEMCO Insurance says people need to be more responsible.

Play Jon Osterberg on bad driving habits

A new PEMCO poll finds that roughly half of drivers under the age of 35 in Washington and the Portland area admit texting behind the wheel.

One out of five polled say they talk on a hand-held phone while driving at least occasionally.

Recent Headlines

3 hours ago in Local

A rental scam to watch out for in Whatcom County

rent graphic

The scammer was obviously hoping to get money before the renters learned it was a scam.

3 hours ago in Local

Tests show 6 more Tacoma schools with lead in water

tap water

Findings come from tests conducted months or years ago.

4 hours ago in Local

A new Ferndale Street will be named after two World War 2 veterans

Photo Courtesy of City of Ferndale, WA

The full council will officially approve the street name at its Monday meeting.

4 hours ago in Local

UPDATE: William Klein trial

klein court

The defense moved to dismiss the case, but the judge denied the motion and the defense called its first witness.

11 hours ago in Local

American Airlines flight forced to turn around in Seattle after striking bird

airline

The flight with 150 passengers landed safely yesterday (Wednesday) afternoon, but it did have a big dent on its nose.